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2005-09-08 08:06:35

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 8 - California voters are concerned about illegal immigration but are divided over whether the state should declare an emergency along its border with Mexico, according to a Field Poll released on Thursday.

2005-09-01 13:19:04

MONTERREY, Mexico (Reuters) - A brutal heat wave in Arizona has resulted in a record number of deaths among illegal immigrants trekking across the scorching deserts from Mexico, authorities said on Thursday. The U.S.

2005-08-25 18:21:12

By Dan Whitcomb LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A U.S. Border Patrol helicopter was forced to make an emergency landing after illegal immigrants pelted it with baseball-sized rocks, damaging a rotor, a spokesman for the agency said on Thursday.

2005-08-23 19:24:43

SANTA FE, New Mexico (Reuters) - New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson will seek the bulldozing of a Mexican village to improve border security at a meeting with the governor of the Mexican state of Chihuahua this week, a Richardson spokesman said on Tuesday.

2005-08-07 13:58:15

By Tim Gaynor CAMPO, California (Reuters) - U.S. civilian patrols out to spot illegal immigrants from Mexico and angry pro-immigrant activists could be headed for a bloody showdown on the U.S.-Mexico border, police say.

2005-07-16 22:34:41

By Marty Graham CAMPO, Calif. (Reuters) - A sleepy desert town near San Diego became the front line in the debate over U.S. immigration policy on Saturday, as volunteers set out to spot illegal immigrants from Mexico and protesters tried to discourage the citizen patrols they see as vigilantes.

2005-07-14 16:19:47

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A group of stranded illegal immigrants facing death in the parched Arizona desert saved themselves by using a cell phone they found to call rescue services, the U.S. Border Patrol said on Thursday.

2005-07-12 17:32:35

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of people from countries other than Mexico arrested trying to cross the U.S. southern border has almost doubled this year, the head of the U.S. border patrol told the U.S. Congress on Tuesday.


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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.