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Mexico Border Crossings - The Victims

The real victims of illegal border crossings over the Mexico border to the U.S. are hundreds of migrants who die in the desert every year. The Los Angeles Times and others have reported that this number of deaths ranges from over a hundred to two hundred and more painful deaths every year despite the reduced number who actually attempt to cross in recent years.

The vast majority of these people are desperate family... more »

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See Through Glass/Plastic Wall

I had an idea that if we make the wall that is separating Mexico and America with some see through material then it would be a good idea because the reason many immigrants try to make it into America from Mexico and other countries is because they have this notion that in America "the streets are paved with gold". While it is true that if you work hard you can make it in America there are many people who have a myth that... more »

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Animal Reserves on Area in between Mexico and America

I think that one way to reduce the illegal entry of individuals on to America would be through designating the areas around the border wall as National Parks. This way would help turn the economy of that area into something positive such as visitors coming in to take the views and pay to access the parks. We could use the border area to house endangered animals; in this way if there is any illegal activity including the... more »

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