Harsh Economic Realities in the US Force Many Mexican Immigrants to Self-Deport

The cobblestone streets of El Cargadero, Mexico, are eerily empty. The houses in this small northern Mexican town are bolted shut, the windows boarded, their residents living and working across the border in the United States. "I would say that two thirds of the people from here, they reside in Southern California," Joaquin Fernandez, an El Cargadero resident who lives in California most of the year, told ABC News. But that is changing. After desperately and dangerously crossing the border for...Full Story
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