Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Chinese risk it all to reach US

Saturday, March 27, 2010

Chinese migrants know the United States as "Gold Mountain". That name was coined in the Gold Rush, but it is still used today - by the hundreds of Chinese trying to gain entry to the US using increasingly unsafe methods.

Many take dangerous routes to reach the US, but that does little to discourage increasing numbers of Chinese from risking it all across the Mexican border to get here.

Mike Kirsch reports from the US-Mexico border in Arizona in the latest of Al Jazeera's special reports on immigration in America

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