Sarah John and Mario Galdos
Border Labor History
Biographical Synopsis of Interviewee
(Patrolman-El Paso Police Dept.)
Summary of Interview
Born in Fabens, Texas (1936). High School education. Graduated from the Police Academy. 19 years working for the Police. Held different offices. Contact with illegal aliens, 1960-79. Incidents involving illegal juvenile delinquents (their use of sprays), cigarette-vendors, maids, shoe-shine boys; prostitutes (pay rates, abuses they receive, places they frequent). Attitudes of Juarez authorities toward illegals; what they should do to solve their people's problems. How U.S. could stop illegals along the border.
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Interview with Juan Borjon by Sarah John and Mario Galdos, 1979, "Interview no. 409," Institute of Oral History, University of Texas at El Paso.