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    Beyond Borders

    Lisa Eichholz Dr. Hilary Harris English 096-10 November 10, 2011 Beyond Borders Recently there has been a dramatic increase of refugees, estimating 11 million today which is up from the 3 million that was recorded in the mid-1970s (UNHCR.com). Founded in 1919, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is now the largest humanitarian organization. In 1965 the IFRC proclaimed the Seven Fundamental Principles of Humanitarianism. The principle of humanity, the

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    On the Border

    Batista Professor Black ENGL 102 06-06-2012 On the Border Is protecting our borders necessary? For the sake of argument, we can all agree some level of protection is necessary. A hasty generalization, perhaps, but let’s continue nonetheless. The real question becomes-- to what extent should we secure our borders? Here is where we reach a fork in the river. On one side, you have the conservative right-wing view, pushing to secure our borders at all costs. On the other side, is the liberal left-wing

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    Amazon and Border

    Amazon & Border Books Risa Knight Professor Alethia R. Gardner Business 302: Management Concepts July 26, 2012 Amazon & Border Books The Defense Department created the Internet to keep its computer networks connected during an emergency due to national disasters or enemy attacks. Over the years academic researcher and the government adopted the internet and used it to exchange data and messages. Jeff Benzo’s realized that the internet usage was increasing by 2,300 percent a year

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    Border Patrol

    affects the United States border security by making some borders more accessible to cross and making them more feasible spots for illegal crossings while making other borders somewhat problematic to cross. For the United States, the East and West Coasts are sometimes challenging to access due to their geography. They face towards large oceans and are often quite distant from any foreign countries. The northern and southern borders are very long land borders. These borders go through very isolated

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    Does the Border Make a Difference

    Lizbeth Padilla The United States border fence has helped citizens to become stronger within its force because it has helped reduce significantly human and drug trafficking in America. It helps give a sense of security. Just how there are these advantages having a border fence, there is also a negative effect towards the country like the cost of money that goes to the fence and employ border patrols. To solve theses it would be good to keep the border fence and should not be taken down. It

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    Border Crossing

    take desperate measures in order to survive. He uses his experience with a border crossing simulation as a way to lure the reader into the article. Zaitchik then proceeds to use statistical evidence to enlighten the reader about Mexico’s economic dependency on migrant workers. Zaitchik travelled to Mexico to learn about and participate in the border crossing simulation. He effectively uses his experience with the border crossing simulation, its participants, the Otomi people and his knowledge of

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    Border Citizens

    Border Citizens It is easy to characterize the history of the American West from 1865 to 1912 after reading Eric Meek’s “Border Citizens: The Making of Indians, Mexicans, and Anglos in Arizona.” In the first chapter, Meek mentions how ‘hundreds of Americans moved into the territory to improve their fortunes” (15). The United States changed dramatically from 1865 to 1912. The Southwest went through many changes as well during these times. Many changes occurred in industrialization, foreign

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    Border Patrol Selection

    Border Patrol Selection Process CJA/214 December 06, 2010 Deborah Alsup Border Patrol Selection Process A border patrol agent is a federal law enforcement officer who prevents illegally people from entering the country. Border patrol agent’s job can be difficult and demanding; in the United States security is their main priority. Because there has been an increased in terrorist threats, keeping weapons and terrorists from crossing the border is the key priority of a border patrol. In this

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    Mission Without Borders

    Mission without Borders Social Media Plan Prepared by: Elizabeth Reim & Dujon Smith Table of Contents About Our Organization 2 Mission: 2 Called to Mission 3 Values: 3 Program Areas 3 Children Specific Programs 3 Family Specific Programs 5 Community Specific Programs 5 Use of Social Media 6 Personal Experience 6 Organizational Culture 6 Organizational Practice 7 Strengths 8 Opportunities 8 Central Challenge 8 Social Media/Web Presence SWOT Diagram 9 Brand

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    Types of Cross Border Pipelines

    Any cross-border unitization will need to be agreed to at two levels: (1) The impacted states will need to reach an agreement and (2) The respective license holders will need to enter into a unit operating agreement. The purpose of the first agreement is to set out the rights and obligations of each state with respect to the field development and incorporate procedures requiring agreement of both states to minimize conflicts. In a cross border field, the unit operating agreement between

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    Border Wall - Usa, Mexico

    April 23, 2009 Final Essay Prof. Medlin English 1020 United States-Mexican Border Wall Immigrants founded the United States of America and ever since then there have been people from all over the world coming to America for a chance at a better life for themselves and their families. Immigrants from all over the world come, some legally and some illegally. A majority of these immigrants come from southern-border country Mexico. Everyday, the United States has hundreds of illegal immigrants

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    Military Strength at Our Borders

    American Military University Miltary Strenght at our Borders A Research Paper Submitted to by Manassas, West Virginia Date Submitted 28 June, 2012 Military Strength at our Borders As todays military currently winds down from actions in Iraq, Afghanistan and other lands where the current war on terror is being fought they face a downsizing that will return thousands home looking for new employment options. Every one of these individuals whether

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    Border Patrol

    BORDER PATROL ENFORCEMENT Border Patrol focus has been detection, apprehension and/or deterrence of terrorists and terrorist weapons (Working the Border Patrol, 2011). The duties and responsibilities of the Border Patrol is one of the most important jobs and it is to detect and prevent the entry of illegal immigrants, terrorists, and smugglers into the United States. Part of their duty is to maintain the surveillance that is in place from their covert position, follow up on leads, respond to

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    Protecting Our Borders

    Instructor DePlato 5/29/14 Borders can be real or artificial, but they are basically the lines that separate geographic areas. The borders of the United States for instance, consist of the East and West Coasts which means that we are not a landlocked country. Due to their geography, they would be relatively difficult to penetrate. We also have our Northern and Southern borders which are land borders of considerable length. These borders also contain some very remote areas that can

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    Border War

    Border War A father and his son slowly makes their way over a ten-foot iron fence; propelling themselves upward by wedging their worn sneakers in between the large metal poles. They’re climbing the fence to go visit their family in America. They both have made this trip multiple times, and both know that if their caught the punishment will be a lecture and a free ride home. Maybe next time over they will carry some drugs to make some quick cash, this is my story and just like my dad and I were

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    Military on Border

    Should The United States Militarize Its' Borders What does the word territory mean to you? Could it mean simply an area of land that is ruled under the jurisdiction of a state or leader? Territory is one of the never ending battles humans of the Earth will face. We fought over it hundreds of thousands of years ago. And we are still fighting over it today. The battles we face today are different that in the past. Today the United States are fighting to keep the U.S. of America free and not overrun

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    Border Culture

    Midterm: Border Culture American society as a whole is comprised of many different cultures that have joined us together to make who we are as a country. Mexico being our close neighbor has been a major influence on how American culture is being shaped today. Canada on the other hand has not even the slightest noticeable impact on America in comparison to what Mexico has done with cultural mixing. There are many outcomes to having Mexico as a border land the United States. Mexico’s society

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    Border Security

    Running head: Has Technology Improved Border Security Operations 1 Border Security Technology HAS TECHNOLOGY IMPROVED BORDER SECURITY OPERATIONS 2 Border Security Technology Border security is paramount to the security of the United States of America. There are 7,000 miles of land border with Canada and Mexico as well as numerous

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    Determinants of Cross Border Mergers

    Determinants of cross border mergers and acquisitions A cross-border merger is where the assets and operation of two firms belonging to or registered in two different countries are combined to establish a new legal entity. Cross border merger are important as it is considered as the mode of entry in the foreign market, provides a dynamic learning culture and is an important value creation strategy. Several factors are responsible for fuelling the growth of cross border mergers. Few among them are

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    Becoming a Border Patrol Agent

    ------------------------------------------------- Customs and Border Protection Border Patrol Agent April 18, 2014 Valance Lausch CJC 161 Intro Homeland Security April 18, 2014 Valance Lausch CJC 161 Intro Homeland Security Table of Contents Abstract …………………………………………………………………………………………..2 Introduction……………………………………………………………………………………….3 CBP Mission……………………………………………………………………………………...3 Requirements and Qualifications…………………………………………………………………3 Application Process………………………………………………………………………………

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    Texas Borders and Immigrations

    Texas Borders and Immigrations Darell Andrews CJA/304 November 3, 2014 WAFEEQ SABIR Texas Borders and Immigrations Texas with amongst other southern states has issues with immigrants from Mexico, crossing into their states. A recent outbreak of children caught crossing the border. Texas and other states used tax payers money to house these children. Reporter Chuck Ross stated “The recent spike of illegal immigrants — which the Obama administration has called “unprecedented” — has mostly

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    Borders Company Profile

    Borders Group Inc. Company Profile Strategic and Operational Planning Assignment 2 May 31, 2011 By: Ayesha Mujtaba Abstract The # 2 bookstore operator in the US (after Barnes & Noble), Borders Group runs about 400 Borders superstores in about 45 states and Puerto Rico, as well as roughly 175 small-format shops under the Waldenbooks, Borders Express, and Borders Outlet banners. Borders superstores offer up to 170,000 book, music, and movie titles, and most feature Seattle's Best Coffee

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    A Border in a Blender

    Dylan Watts Dr. Todd FSTY 1311.11 04 November 2012 A Border in a Blender The United States and Mexico have shared cultures throughout history. Soccer and cuisine are the two that stand out to me. I grew up in Lubbock, Texas where generally there isn’t much soccer played and there are not many Mexicans in general. We had one Tex-Mex restaurant, and it wasn’t even good. It wasn’t until my college writing class took a field trip to a local Mexican food trailer, that I truly experienced the fusion

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    Cross Border Valuation

    9-295-100 Rev. August 7, 1997 Cross-Border Valuation Cross-border investment has assumed a prominent place among the key decisions facing investors and corporate managers. In today’s increasingly global marketplace, many investment projects, corporate acquisitions and mergers have important international components. The importance of cross-border valuation methods have been underscored by trends toward the relaxation of capital controls, European economic integration, and, since the early

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    Border Security of Texas and Mexico

    BORDER SECURITY OF TEXAS AND MEXICO FirstName LastName Class Name DD Month, YYYY bORDER sECURITY OF texas and mexico Border security is a subject that is at the forefront of the mind of most people today. When considering border security, the subject of illegal immigration is often the first consideration. When considering the impact and cost of illegal immigration, many people consider only the jobs illegal immigrants may take away from legal citizens. While the impact to the job market

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    Borders

    James Baldwin High School Anselmo Anorve A Block April 29th, 2012 Borders Since 1790 to 2006, certain immigration policies have been put in place. Most which seem unfair to certain immigrants coming into the U.S., restricting them because of their race, lack of intelligence, or because they just didn’t have the right skills in order to work in the U.S. We will be focusing on 4 immigration policies

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    Borders

    18 Appendix 19 Executive Summary Borders Bookstore is a major leader in the book retail industry, with a differentiated strategy focusing on customer experience and a category management system. New technological growth such as the “Title Sleuth” and e-commerce capabilities allow Borders to stay competitive. The book retail industry is affected by the recent decline of the USA economy, though Borders continues to make a profit. Globalization and technology are

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    Cross Border Teamwork

    Exercise 2 – Cross-Border Teamwork Alexander Braeunig Ramkhamhaeng University Course: BUS 7100 – Managing Human Capital Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Aysar Sussan Term: 01/2015 Submission date: 26th of July Abstract The word “cross border teamwork” becomes nowadays more popular in every multinational organization. Global business Management needs cross-border teamwork for effective communication and contribution. Big companies have subsidiaries in various countries which differ in culture, time

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    Beyond Borders

    Beyond Borders Directed by: Martin Campbell Written by: Caspian Tredwell-Owen I. Set the Stage It was all started in London (1984), people are having a dinner party in a charity event. From London, next is in Ethiopia, it is a place/country wherein people are dying because they are lack of food and medicine. Here in Ethiopia, the two main characters met again, they did missions for the Ethiopians. After Ethiopia, it backs to London (1989, Sarah came back here because of her work

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    Crossing Borders

    CROSSING BORDERS IN THE NEW IMPERIALISM (published in Colin Leys and Leo Panitch (eds), Socialist Register, London: Merlin, 2004) Bob Sutcliffe In words which seem uncannily relevant today, two mid-nineteenth century fugitives (in today’s language asylum seekers) wrote that “the bourgeoisie has through its exploitation of the world-market given a cosmopolitan character to production and consumption in every country”[i]. This cosmopolitanization (or in today’s vocabulary globalization)

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    Borders Crisis Management

    Running Head: Borders Crisis Management Report: Boarders Crisis Background Borders Group, Inc. is an international book and music retailer based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and employs nearly 19,500 throughout the U.S., primarily in its Borders and Waldenbooks stores ("About us,"). Borders operates 511 Borders superstores in the United States and Puerto Rico as well operates 175 stores in the Waldenbooks Specialty Retail segment ("Border group,"). The last time Borders made a profit was in 2006

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    Ongoing Border Problems

    With the ongoing border problems between United States and Mexico, and the increasing number of illegal Mexican immigrants, I chose to write my class report on Mexico. I live in a small community in South Carolina. My town seems to attract illegal Mexican workers. I believe because of the textile, and farming industries, and the low cost of housing it attracts many migrant workers. I work with several illegal Mexicans, and some of those I have become friends with over time. Because of this I

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    Borders

    help in the next turn of successes. Borders Group, Inc. was one of those companies whom were not successful in the business world. First founded in 1971 in Ann Arbor, Michigan by Tom and Louis Borders felt that their look of books would be transfer to the many people of Ann Arbor. The former Chairman and CEO Mike Edwards and former President Scott Henry were optimistic as well of this retail bookstore to grow and make money. With the idea of growth, Borders grew to 511 superstores in the United

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    Border Security Bill

    The border security, economic opportunity, and immigration modernization act is a bill to provide for comprehensive immigration reform and for other purposes. This act was introduced by the senate, proposed by Chuck Schumer to make it impossible for undocumented immigrants to gain legal status, and to make a securer border (“Text of the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act”). If the bill is passed the bill would keep all expatriate or any immigrants sent out

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    Border Personality Disorder

    personality disorders present unstable and unpredictable moods, behavior, self images, relationships, impulsivity, affective instability, emotional deregulation along with cognitive perceptual distortions. At times of crisis individuals with border line personality may present feelings of anger, anxiety, depression and emptiness.(E, Lanagin, personal communication, 2012). It is not uncommon to see people with borderline personalities presenting unpredictable behaviors, which can be self-destructive

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    Us Customs and Border Protection

    U.S. Customs and Border Protection From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation, search U.S. Customs and Border Protection Common name U.S. Customs and Border Protection Abbreviation CBP U.S. Customs and Border Protection patch.png Patch of CBP U.S. Customs and Border Protection logo.png Logo of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection CBP Badge.jpg CBP officer badge Agency overview Formed March 1, 2003 Preceding agencies Some

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    Amazon vs Borders

    after many e-companies went out of business: profits started. On the other hand, Borders Group also known as Borders Bookstore was an international Book and music seller founded in 1971 and based in Ann Arbor, this company was different from Amazon Because it was selling not only online but it had stores and was profitable earlier than Amazon which didn’t make profit for the first five years. Borders Group was acquired in 1992 by K-mart and started by trying to open a shop in Canada

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    Us/Mexico Border

    braceros also supplied railroad labor. The majority of the braceros were experienced farm labors from important agricultural regions of Mexico. Huge numbers of bracero candidates arrived by train to the northern border. Their arrival altered the social environment and economy of many border towns. The program brought Mexican workers to replace American workers dislocated by the war. The program was intended to be temporary, but because of dependence of American farms on Mexican labor it kept going

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    Border Contraband

    Contr BORDER CONTRABAND Name Course Date In Border Contraband, Díaz examines the reality of change in the smuggling contraband over the Texas-Mexico border. Díaz states that the innocence of smuggling could not relate to the violence witnessed and what was reported in the news, a difference which inspired him to write the book. For example, the news media indicated that any encounter between the Texas Rangers and the border smugglers would result in the border smugglers initiating violence

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    Border Control

    Border Control The Mexican-United states border is the most frequently used border in the world. For most, crossing this border symbolizes new opportunity and a chance for a better life. Laws, regulations, and money have caused the journey from Mexico to The United States to be extremely difficult. This causes people to cross illegally. The United States needs to make crossing the border and becoming a legal citizen easier and more achievable. The U.S. border control was created in 1924 to stop

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    Border Crime

    4/13/11 Border Crime Background: The blanket topic of border crime has always held a great amount of interest for me. I have done a few other papers on the topics of immigration, and the Mexican drug cartels. Through those papers I have learned a great deal, however I have only ever researched the problems along the Mexican-American border. Through this paper I have started branching my research out to include criminal activities along the other border as the Canadian-American border and the

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    Borders

    Characteristics of Business Management The purpose of this paper is to show a comparison of two successful businesses. Borders Books and Amazon.com are two companies that both sold books but used different methods in operating their businesses. Even though they both were successful businesses, both companies had different leadership styles, visions and goals. Out of the two businesses, only one remain successful and present today. In this paper, I will show how both businesses started, how the

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    Borders vs Amazon...

    Borders was begun by two brothers who where University of Michigan students. Their concept was ahead of it’s time “mega” was not a buzz word when the original store opened in Ann Arbor. The brothers had a great idea for its customers to come to a different kind of bookstore that would offer any and every book imaginable. Borders Books (aka Borders Group) was opened in 1971 by the Border brothers, Tom and Louis, two University of Michigan students. The first location was in Ann Arbor, a book

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    Amazon vs Borders

    e-commerce platform. Borders bookstore was founded in 1971 by two brothers by the name of Tom and Louis Borders while they were attending college at the University of Michigan. Borders bookstore was once a leading retailer of books and educational items with stores located throughout the United States, Australia, and Puerto Rico. In 1984 Kmart acquired a company by the name of Waldenbooks and in 1992 Kmart acquired Borders only to merge the two in hopes of generating greater sales (Borders Book Store, 2011)

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    Amazon vs. Borders

    Amazon.com and Borders Books Professor Business 302 Management Concepts Week 4 Assignment Angela Reed Amazon Amazon is a Fortune 500 company; it is the largest online electronic retailer in America. Amazon is credited with popularizing online shopping. Amazon.com considers itself a completely customer centric company, its company values statement is: * Customer Obsession: We start with the customer and work backwards. * Innovation: If you don’t listen to your customers you will

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    Amazon vs Borders

    During their undergraduate and graduate years at the University of Michigan. The brothers Tom and Louis Borders, founded Borders Books in 1971. The main purpose of forming this company was to serve as a wholesaler for and provide the brothers’ custom inventory system to regional independent bookstores. According to a company profile (“American book …@ 1998,”), the holding company for Borders book store and related companies face multiple management challenges. The book selling industry is highly

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    Border Control Culture

    Border Patrol is very important in today’s society. 1904 was the earliest U.S. Immigration was mounted and patrolling the boarders. They were not always considered an important part of society. At this point in time they did not always need border patrol. In fact when efforts were made by U.S. Immigration was rough and available when the resources were made available. In 1915, Congress passed a proposition for mounted guards at the boarders. However, these mounted guards were not actually put in

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    Amazon vs. Borders

    Amazon vs. Barnes and Nobles vs. Borders Allison Foster Instructor Steven Brown BUS 508 – Business Enterprise April 30, 2011 Week Four Originally named “Cadavera”, Amazon was founded by Jeff Bezos in 1994. The purpose of this company was to provide the largest online bookstore ranging from compact discs, books to electronics and apparel. Amazon made it’s own individual mark in 1994 when the owner created a business plan that had no predicted profit for the first four years

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    Drug Across the Border

    DRUGS ACROSS BORDERS 1 Drug Trafficking At The US/Mexican Border Adrian Bryant ENG 122 Terri Hennessey August 29, 2011 DRUGS ACROSS BORDERS 2 Sections along the border between the United States and Mexico have become so dangerous, due to drug trafficking, that both governments

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    The Border Wall

    The Border Wall There are many advantages to having undocumented immigrants in the United States. They are doing many of the jobs that American citizens will not do, such as picking crops on farms, cleaning houses and offices, and taking care of people’s children. However, the damage that they are inflicting is out weighing the benefits. They are breaking the law in many different ways, ranging from their mere presence as illegal aliens to criminal activities, such as smuggling

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