Number of foreigners in Mexico: 100,000 (estimated) of which 25,000 are U. S. citizens.
Number of photographs of each & every foreigner demanded last week by the Mexican Government: six (three profile, three full face).
Result: frantic scrambles not only in Mexico City but throughout the land as the nation's ill-equipped photographers slaved and sweated night and day to turn out 600,000 likenesses on shortest notice.
Reason for the photographs: identity cards. Each he-alien and she-alien must carry one....