By Gilberto Rosas
Rosas argues that even though those youths perform the victimization of others, they need to now not be demonized. they're complexly and adversely positioned. the consequences of NAFTA have compelled lots of them, in addition to different Mexicans, emigrate to Nogales. relocating fluidly with the youths throughout the areas that they inhabit and regulate, he indicates how the militarization of the border really destabilized the zone and led Barrio Libre to show to more and more violent actions, together with drug trafficking. via concentrating on those youths and their delinquency, Rosas demonstrates how capitalism and criminal activity form perceptions and reviews of race, sovereignty, and resistance alongside the US-Mexico border.
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