A series of ethnographic examples, all related to a demonstration at the International Port of Entry connecting Tijuana, Mexico, to San Diego, California, show the importance for Tijuana's public sphere of the distinction between documented and undocumented status vis-à-vis the United States. They also show how Tijuana's documented public reproduces itself across a range of communicative genres and sites, from a newspaper poll, to face-to-face dialogue, to the local baseball stadium, to the port of entry itself.
Rihan Yeh; “We're Mexican Too”: Publicity and Status at the International Line. Public Culture 1 September 2009; 21 (3): 465–493. doi: https://doi.org/10.1215/08992363-2009-004
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