Way North Of The Border

St. Paul — At first blush, Mexico’s newest American consulate might appear out of place. Far from the Mexican border, this prosperous state capital, along with Minneapolis and the surrounding suburbs, form a sprawling metropolis with Scandinavian overtones.

Yet by the time the Mexican government opened its 46th consulate in the United States here in June, it was already a latecomer to a bustling Mexican-American community that includes, according to consular officials, 22 churches offering services in Spanish, 9 Spanish-language newspapers, 3 tortilla makers and 9 Hispanic - mostly Mexican - soccer leagues.

‘We are responding to the needs of the Mexican community,’ said Nathan Wolf, the new consul. ‘We are just following the movement of people.’

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One Response to “Way North Of The Border”

  1. roger Says:

    Talking about overrun the US eith illigal immigrations, this is it.

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