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New urgency to cross
along tougher U.S. border

Washington Post, by Nick Miroff

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Posted By:Dreadnought, 2/9/2013 10:49:51 PM

In Tecate, Mexico — It does not matter much, when you are on this side of the fence, whether there will be a path to citizenship or something short of it. The path that matters is the one up and over the canyons and ridges of “La Rumorosa,” the Whisper Trail, one of the last places left along the California border where someone with no money and a little desert smarts has a decent shot of getting back in. Which is why Lazaro Limon, 44 and recently deported for the fifth time, was back at the migrant shelter in Tecate

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: smcchk, 2/9/2013 11:32:23 PM     (No. 9168090)

The longer we dither, more will come.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: veritas, 2/10/2013 12:44:58 AM     (No. 9168132)

The ingredients of civilized, First-World nations aren´t kept secret. Really, they´re not, even though only a few countries achieve them. But since our pols for decades have felt neither this country nor our society to be worth defending, Mexicans certainly have no incentive to fix Mexico. The task is certainly harder than coming here, though the benefits to Mexico, to Mexicans, to all, would be so very much greater.

All that said -- it´s our country. No one else´s. And we didn´t elect representatives to give it away. Remember, they don´t own it -- they´re just our hired help. And we´ve caught ´em with our silverware in their pockets. So....

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Blackeagle, 2/10/2013 12:58:55 AM     (No. 9168139)

McCain is all but setting up welcome home signs - guess his wealthy family has some real estate it needs to sell to the poor immigrants. Or some chickens needing plucking.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: pickle1, 2/10/2013 1:17:39 AM     (No. 9168147)

Tougher US border?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: bighambone, 2/10/2013 2:47:48 AM     (No. 9168172)

When the USA President talks up a big amnesty, people all over the world listen, and the result is a lot more mass uncontrolled illegal immigration.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Spidey, 2/10/2013 3:53:12 AM     (No. 9168194)

This is the whole idea behind Obama teasing this issue out for months and years at a time because it´s a magnet for more yahoos to flood in here.

the Wash Post knows where people are coming in at but apparently the government doesn´t or declared this space along the border a safe passage zone.

Knowing all this Obama will say the border is already secure so that part of the bipartisan plan is unnecessary.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Trigger2, 2/10/2013 6:17:03 AM     (No. 9168249)

Tougher border? Who is Nick kidding? Even the Border Control has an edict to let everyone in.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: provide, 2/10/2013 7:37:19 AM     (No. 9168325)

There has been an increase of Latins with pickup loads of drywall going out of Lowes lately. Maybe basement improvements for arriving cousins? Of course building permits were purchased.

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