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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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CAUSE AND EFFECT: Why do many people risk their lives to illegally cross the Mexican border into the U.
In the border zone, agricultural workers are exposed to pesticides such as paraquat, atrazine, and 2,4-D through cultivation of apples, nuts, cotton, wheat, and other crops.
While mainstream media outlets and local public officials portray these groups as fringe elements, vigilantes and Border Patrol agents occupy essentially the same piece of a violent border society.
The FAST program is a step in the right direction, but there's still a need for border infrastructures implementation so that pre-cleared trucks can move quickly though dedicated lanes.
Through these anecdotes, Davidson details the enormous and epic migration in Mexico toward the border, a migration propelled by demand for maquiladora laborers.
A study from the Center for Immigration Research reports that since 1993 nearly 1,200 people have died trying to cross the border.
In similar stories full of telling descriptions and observations from a wide range of people, we enter the world of San Diego's Balboa Park boys, mostly homeless migrants from south of the border who sniff glue and sell their bodies to wealthy San Diegans; of San Diegos Logan Heights Chicano gang, some of whose members ended up hired guns for the Arellano Felix brothers; of politics and immigrant smuggling rings.
On the border, what passes for affordable housing is colonias," Homer says.