Photo by J McAuliffe / Cronkite Borderlands Project

Deported welcomed by locals and Americans in Mexico

By J McAuliffe / Cronkite Borderlands Project

Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017

American expatriates in the small mountain town of San Miguel de Allende in central Mexico have banded together with locals to create a community that is mix of Mexican and American culture. Residents here have offered support for undocumented immigrants deported from the United States — particularly those that have not spent much time in Mexico. In San Miguel Americans and Mexicans alike have a strong love for the United States and strong opinions about the current political climate.


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