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2005-11-29 16:23:35

By Patricia Wilson EL PASO, Texas (Reuters) - President George W. Bush promised the use of unmanned flying drones on Tuesday to help patrol the porous U.S.-Mexican border as Democrats charged he had not done enough to provide border security. Wrapping up a two-day swing to promote his plans to overhaul U.S. immigration laws, Bush rode in a black sport utility vehicle along a bumpy dirt road on the American bank of the Rio Grande. On one side he could see over the dry riverbed to...

2005-11-28 18:05:00

By Patricia Wilson TUCSON, Arizona (Reuters) - President George W. Bush on Monday tried to balance differences in his own Republican Party over illegal immigration by rejecting amnesty and calling for a hardened Mexico border but also vowing the United States would remain "a welcoming society." Fueled by fears of terrorists slipping into the country, escalating violence and drug smuggling, Americans have become increasingly worried about illegal immigration. More than three-quarters think the...

2005-11-28 13:28:32

By Patricia Wilson WACO, Texas (Reuters) - President George W. Bush on Monday tackles the thorny problem of illegal immigration on the Mexico border with his own Republican Party split over whether undocumented workers already in the United States should be allowed to stay. Fueled by fears of terrorists slipping into the country, escalating violence and drug smuggling, Americans have become increasingly worried about illegal immigration. More than three-quarters think the government...

2005-11-28 10:51:56

By Patricia Wilson WACO, Texas (Reuters) - President George W. Bush on Monday tackles the thorny problem of illegal immigration on the Mexico border with his own Republican Party split over whether undocumented workers already in the United States should be allowed to stay. Fueled by fears of terrorists slipping into the country, escalating violence and drug smuggling, Americans have become increasingly worried about illegal immigration. More than three-quarters think the government...

2005-11-28 10:20:00

By Patricia Wilson WACO, Texas -- President George W. Bush on Monday tackles the thorny problem of illegal immigration on the Mexico border with his own Republican Party split over whether undocumented workers already in the United States should be allowed to stay. Fueled by fears of terrorists slipping into the country, escalating violence and drug smuggling, Americans have become increasingly worried about illegal immigration. More than three-quarters think the government is not doing...

2005-11-23 10:55:12

By Bernd Debusmann LAREDO, Texas (Reuters) - The United States is closing a legal loophole which has allowed tens of thousands of illegal immigrants to slip into the country and join the estimated 11 million undocumented foreigners already here. Under long-standing procedure along the U.S. border with Mexico, illegal crossers of nationalities other than Mexican -- dubbed OTMs by the Border Patrol -- have been entitled to a hearing before an immigration judge before they could be...

2005-11-23 09:35:00

By Bernd Debusmann LAREDO, Texas -- The United States is closing a legal loophole which has allowed tens of thousands of illegal immigrants to slip into the country and join the estimated 11 million undocumented foreigners already here. Under long-standing procedure along the U.S. border with Mexico, illegal crossers of nationalities other than Mexican -- dubbed OTMs by the Border Patrol -- have been entitled to a hearing before an immigration judge before they could be deported. Because...

2005-11-23 09:10:00

By Bernd Debusmann LAREDO, Texas (Reuters) - The United States is closing a legal loophole which has allowed tens of thousands of illegal immigrants to slip into the country and join the estimated 11 million undocumented foreigners already here. Under long-standing procedure along the U.S. border with Mexico, illegal crossers of nationalities other than Mexican -- dubbed OTMs by the Border Patrol -- have been entitled to a hearing before an immigration judge before they could be deported....

2005-11-23 08:07:51

By Bernd Debusmann LAREDO, Texas (Reuters) - Heat-sensing cameras. Motion detectors. X-ray systems. Drones. Night-vision goggles. Helicopters. More than 11,000 border patrol officers, and more to be recruited. The United States is fielding an array of high-tech equipment and a small army of highly trained agents along its border with Mexico to stop people from entering the United States illegally and to throttle the flow of drugs into the world's richest market. Yet they keep...

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2005-11-23 07:30:00

LAREDO, Texas -- Heat-sensing cameras. Motion detectors. X-ray systems. Drones. Night-vision goggles. Helicopters. More than 11,000 border patrol officers, and more to be recruited. The United States is fielding an array of high-tech equipment and a small army of highly trained agents along its border with Mexico to stop people from entering the United States illegally and to throttle the flow of drugs into the world's richest market. Yet they keep coming, and Laredo, divided from its...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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