Borders of the United States

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  • The Importance Of Border Security In The United States

    the ranks of state police on the border is one step closer to fruition. “Here in Houston, there are more than 20,000 dangerous gang members that are associated with cross border traffic-related crime.” Said Governor Abbott as he was asked about one of his many reasons for signing the bill. 310 million dollars will immediately be spent on the border security effort when the bill takes effect but is only a part of the 800 million dollar budget all going to the expenses of just securing the border while other expenses being used by the bill will be taken from the 4.1 billion dollar budget over the next two years. Border Democrats have argued with lawmakers over the lack of transparency concerning the state police force receiving large amounts of funding and power provided by the bill. Many who were opposed of increased spending on border security demanded…

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  • The Importance Of Border Patrol In The United States

    number of immigrant visas for Mexicans.,Bracero program , The two countries share a border ....”(Roque Planas) Since congress did this we are having more people that are trying to come over. People are trying to come up with solutions to help stop this problem. Approximately one-third of the US-Mexico border is fenced off. The rest is patrolled by hundreds of border patrol agents, most of whom are centralized in particular areas like Tucson and San Diego. Unsurprisingly, where border patrols are…

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  • The Importance Of Social Borders

    Modern borders are usually not a space that is reinforced by those on either side. More times than not, the stronger faction is the one who is fortifying and continuing to increase their authority over these borders. This is evident both in physical and societal borders that are encountered everyday. In the world of borders, when the stronger side becomes evident, they have essentially free reign to control this space. Control like this are projected in different situations such as national…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Father For A Better Life

    provide food since he was the first male son. He started to work in construction and at the same time making baskets, but that wasn’t enough to provide. One of the hardest decisions he had to make was leaving his family behind to come to the United States like most of the people from Mexico seeking an upgrade for a job. At age 15, he decided to plan his journey to America. He decided to go with my uncle Amador (my mom’s older brother) and with some friends instead of paying a coyote (smuggler).…

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  • Tuberculosis Case Study

    when a person with the active TB sneezes or coughs. Tuberculosis (TB) is the leading cause of death among curable infectious diseases worldwide. In TB in the US-Mexico Border Region remains a serious public health problem. It is one of the most serious problems along the border; this is due to first, the abundance of low income families and expensive health care in the border area; second, the daily commute of so many people who travel in the United States for school, employment, and commerce,…

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  • The Devil's Highway Summary

    I chose to read “The Devil’s Highway” by Luis Alberto Urrea. It is a nonfiction account of the journey of the “Yuma 14”, a group of twenty-six men who were led by a Mexican coyotes across the border into the United States through a mountainous and deadly Arizona desert. I chose this specific title because illegal immigration is a hot political topic, especially in my home state of Texas, and I wanted to learn more about it. This is a story about a group of Mexican men desperate and willing to…

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  • Essay On Southern Border

    The southern border separating the United States from Mexico is nothing more than a river to people that live and work in the area; imaginary lines that decide the fate of so many people. After the border came into existence, for many years life was as it had always been a constant ebb and flow of migratory workers. Before the morning of September 11, 2001, Americans understood the borders by the typical political sound bites on immigration. After that fateful day, The United States…

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  • Arguments Against Border Security

    Whether it be at airports, railway stations or border crossing by car, the attempt to control the influx of people crossing is a prominent problem among western countries. Through each of these means, there’s an interaction of two concerns. First, border security understood as the many ways of controlling movement across regions. Second, racial profiling defined as the continuous pattern of being stopped by border patrols due to racial differences. On a broader sense, this ends up being a…

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  • Migra Analysis

    case, the border patrol’s objective history. The border enforcements between Mexico and the United States has constantly been changing throughout history, whether it is through their terms of race, class or regional background. In the book, Migra, written by Kelly Lytle Hernandez, an associate professor in the University of California Los Angeles Department of History and director of the department of Public History Initiative, argues how the personal history of Border Patrol workers came to…

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  • Essay On Border Wall

    Is a border wall worth the things migrants go through? Immigration is one of the biggest problems we face in America today. We know why people want to immigrate to America from different parts of the world. The three major factors are political, economic and social. But the things immigrants face in order to get to America is beyond To what extent, having a border wall is worth all the things migrants go through this journey? In this case, having a border wall is not worth the challenges…

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