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The U.S. Public Health Service gave Asterio Lopez Leon this smallpox vaccination certificate at the U.S.-Mexico border.

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This article clipping refers to an announcement that ex-braceros made to block the U.S.-Mexico border for ten minutes in support of the May 1st marches. This article was published in "La Cronica" on April 17, 2006 in Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico.

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This article clipping states that ex-braceros blocked the U.S.-Mexico border entry way for more than an hour.

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This article clipping states that Mexican officials have decided to give ex-braceros 100,000 pesos and not 38,000 as originally stated. The article was printed in "La Voz de la Frontera" on April 28, 2006.

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There are two article clippings. The first discusses the construction of a facility to help ex-braceros who are still owed their back wages. This article was published February 18, 2004. The other article is about braceros who protested outside of Mexican Embassy in Imperial Valley California. This article was published on February 21, 2004.

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This article clipping pertains to the San Luis Potosi Senator, Yolanda Eugenia Gonzalez Hernandez. The Senator states that she strongly believes that more people should be allowed to pursue their backwages. There should also be an extension so that more people can apply in order to receive their money. "Zona Media" published the article on October 24, 2003 in San Luis Potosi.

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The photo's caption states that members of the organization, Alianza Bracero Proa, once again, gather in protest at Government Center. They are fighting for the money that was taken from their salary in the United States. The United States government stated that they handed over this money to the Mexican government at some point in the last century.

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This article clipping is about a protest Alianza Bracero Proa held in Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico. The article was published on April 22, 2006.

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This article clipping explains that even though a year has passed since the ex-braceros began to organize, there has been no movement forward for them to receive any compensation. It also states that braceros from Puebla remember the Battle of Puebla on this day (May 5th, 2006). The article was published in "La Voz de la Frontera" newspaper under the "Nacional" section.

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This newspaper clipping is of ex-braceros marching down the streets of Mexicali asking to receive $100,000 per capita because of back wages.

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This newspaper clipping is a continuation about the rights ex-braceros have for their labor during their time in the Bracero Program. The article was published January 23, 2006.

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This article clipping refers to the rights ex-braceros have for their labor during their time in the Bracero Program. The article was published January 23, 2006.

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This newspaper clipping is a continuation about the protests sponsored by Alianza Bracero-proa members who blocked the U.S.-Mexico border. They wanted to bring attention to the fact that they were still owed back wages. These protests took place during January 2006 and according this portion of the article, braceros are organizing a national scale.

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This newspaper clipping is about a protests sponsored by Alianza Bracero-proa members who blocked the U.S.-Mexico border. They wanted to bring attention to the fact that they were still owed back wages. These protests took place during January 2006.