Petra Chavolla has been receiving remittance money from her children working in the U.S. for more than 10 years, but hit by hard economic times, rising gas and food prices, Chavolla's children in Fort Worth, Texas were unable to scrape enough money to send home.
Petra Chavolla has been receiving remittance money from her children working in the U.S. for more than 10 years, but hit by hard economic times, rising gas and food prices, Chavolla's children in Fort Worth, Texas were unable to scrape enough money to send home. Tom Pennington / Fort Worth Star-Telegram / MCT
Petra Chavolla has been receiving remittance money from her children working in the U.S. for more than 10 years, but hit by hard economic times, rising gas and food prices, Chavolla's children in Fort Worth, Texas were unable to scrape enough money to send home. Tom Pennington / Fort Worth Star-Telegram / MCT

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June 11, 2008 3:34 PM

As U.S. economy sours, Mexicans send less money home

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