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2012-04-23 23:00:14

Left Behind: Life and Death Along the U.S. Border — http://bit.ly/IYkOCi — from photographer Jonathan Hollingsworth examines the human element of illegal immigration as Arizona´s precedent-setting SB 1070 anti-illegal immigration law comes before the U.S. Supreme Court. New York, NY/ Stockport, England (PRWEB) April 23, 2012 Between 2001 and 2011, 1,911 foreign nationals have died in the deserts of Southern Arizona. All have passed through the doors of the Pima County...

2010-08-24 07:15:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- (http://www.myprgenie.com) -- If protecting the American borders from terrorists and instruments of terror sounds like a job for you, you're in luck. The job is not only open, it's part of an active recruitment program by the Customs and Border Protection Agency (CBP) that is accepting applicants for U.S. Border Patrol Agents for the Southwest Border, specifically South Texas, West Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, and California. The CBP, under which the...

2010-06-03 06:50:00

NEW RIVER, Ariz., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- "It's nice to be a prophet," chuckled author James Frayne. Although he completed his new novel long before the controversy over Arizona's immigration law, The Strain Ten Corollary (https://www.createspace.com/3412445) deals with fallout from frustration with the system's inability to protect Arizona's borders from illegal immigrants. In The Strain Ten Corollary (CreateSpace, April 2010, $15.99), the antagonist Abel Townsend is a millionaire biotech...

2009-09-14 06:00:00

MCALLEN, Texas ,Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- In a region heavily dependant on cross-border trade comes the Anzalduas International Bridge, the nation's newest crossing into the industrial border cities in Mexico. There are over one million people working at some 4,000 maquiladoras concentrated along the U.S./Mexico border. Maquiladoras are manufacturing or export assembly plants operated in Mexico under preferential tariff programs established by the U.S. and Mexican governments. The...

2009-05-06 15:07:55

U.S. Customs and Border Protection said agents in Laredo, Texas, seized $302,875 hidden in detergent boxes at a border crossing, officials said. The agency said a 28-year-old Mexican man driving a Chevrolet Suburban across the Lincoln-Juarez international bridge was pulled over by agents Saturday and a Border Patrol dog prompted a search of the man's grocery bags, the San Antonio Express-News reported Wednesday. Officers said the $302,875 in undeclared U.S. currency was found hidden in three...

2009-04-28 05:17:00

MISSION, Texas, April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite a struggling U.S. economy, there is still a critical infrastructure investment in the Rio Grande Valley city of Mission, Texas. Officials have announced the completion date for the Anzalduas International Crossing, America's newest border crossing into Mexico. This will signal big growth for Mission and surrounding South Texas areas. Since 1994 NAFTA has helped open international trade possibilities with Mexico and Canada. Only minutes from...

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2009-03-26 14:29:22

Plans by US Customs and Border Protection to poison a stretch of land along the Rio Grande has been halted due to complaints from locals stating that the poison could have long-term impacts on public health. The $2.1 million plan called for CPB officials to spray herbicides along the 1.1-mile stretch of land on the US side of the Rio Grande in order to rid the area of Carrizo cane, which provides cover for illegal immigrants who are trying to cross the US-Mexico Border. "Someone can be in...


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