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    The rich flee Mexico drug violence, seek asylum in US

    http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/world/6300615.html


    The rich flee Mexico drug violence
    Fearing for their lives, affluent seek asylum in Houston, other Texas cities
    By JAMES PINKERTON
    Copyright 2009 Houston Chronicle
    March 8, 2009, 11:23PM


    He had ample reason to be afraid. He left in August, days after a father was kidnapped for ransom as he dropped his child off at the same school Hernandez’s children attended in a north Mexico city.

    “One night, I told my wife ‘Pack the bags — we’re leaving,’" Hernandez said. “The fear we felt caused us to get in the car and drive for 12 hours to get to Houston.

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    That's weird! I though Mexico only sent us their poor uneducated (MOD EDIT).
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    Quote Originally Posted by ReggieMay
    That's weird! I though Mexico only sent us their poor uneducated (MOD EDIT).
    Yes, they actively encourage their poor to migrate here. Remember the comic book telling them how to sneak over the border?

    BUT the wealthy and middle class, they want to keep.
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    I certainly have no problem with them coming here as long as they come here legally and follow our laws.
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    Ditto, bigtex.
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