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Border

A set line denoting the extremities of a country, government, legal jurisdiction or property. Borders for governments or jurisdictions are agreed between parties or set by a higher authority. Borders between properties are set by a government or the original owner. An owner of property sometimes may subdivide and sell pieces, thereby creating new borders within his old property.
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Mexico border, the Border Patrol agents who were prowling in the brush assumed the girl to be a fleeing undocumented migrant and opened fire, shattering her kneecap.
We have had border congestion for a number of years," she says.
She also tells of the numerous immigrant deaths that occur during attempts to cross the border illegally, totaling, according to one of the interviewees, "a plane full of passengers falling out of the sky once a year.
border policy charge that more deaths are resulting because of routes taken around the new fences and that many more such fence-evasion fatalities are likely to occur.
The border is a unique place in the world -- where else do the developed and developing worlds come together with such energy and confrontation?
Long abandoned to the handful of ranchers who could endure the heat and isolation, the Texas-Mexico border is booming.
Acme Packet took the lead in defining the role of session border controllers in the IMS functional architecture," said Seamus Hourihan, Acme Packet vice president of marketing and product management.
Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Michael Chertoff met in Brownsville, Texas, to sign an Action Plan to combat border violence and improve public safety"--and we see beginnings of a framework of international law enforcement.
Border Patrol agents from those support roles, allowing them to perform more direct border enforcement duties.
According to Suk, the NIEHS already funds several projects on topics applicable to border health problems, which may be enfolded into the BRIDGE Program.
Although Northern Border Pipeline Company believes that its expectations are based on reasonable assumptions, it can give no assurance that such expectations will be achieved.