Food orders from Mexico’s interior 
are flown to Tijuana in wrapped cardboard boxes.  Then they’re sorted and transferred to black plastic bags 
for each customer, then smuggled 
across the border by drivers.

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We went to Mexico to get ahead. We smuggled cheese to get back.

An American couple moves to Tijuana to avoid the high cost of living in the U.S. They become food smugglers for Mexicans living in the U.S.


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