Interviewee

Juan Borjon

Interviewer

Sarah John and Mario Galdos

Project

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.

Date of Interview

5-16-1979

Length of Interview

1 hour

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Tape Number

No. 409

Interview Number

No. 409

Terms of Use

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