Ciudad Juarez - Post Report Question and Answers

Is it easy to make friends with locals here? Are there any prejudices or any ethnic groups who might feel uncomfortable here?

Mainly against the indigenous. - Feb 2023

Yes, Mexicans and Americans here share many cultural similarities. There have been issues with CBP and officers of color though. - Mar 2022

I think it is possible to socialize with locals, if you want to put in the effort to get to know them. The income disparity exists, but not the level as it does in other parts of the world. There’s a lot of exposure to America and American culture due to proximity and shared history. - Jun 2019

Yes, if you speak strong Spanish. - Feb 2019

It is relatively easy to make local friends here. The most prejudice that certain ethnic groups will encounter seems to be with CBP officers when crossing into the US. - Jan 2019

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