Dangers Of Boundaries And Borderlands: The US Mexico Border

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2. Boundaries and Borderlands

The U.S.- Mexico border policy influences the lives and opportunity options of individuals within both sides of the borders. Illegal immigration remains to be a major issue in the United States. The government attempts to control this issue of the influx of illegal immigrants, who are in search of a better life. There are several effects that arise with this issue including the negative effect on economic development. The immigrants face great dangers as they make their way across the border. The relative location of borders between countries influence economic development and migration. The United States constantly experiences a decline in the economy, which in part is caused by illegal immigration. For example,
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