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Audits of Businesses for Undocumented Immigrants Rising

http://nation.time.com

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement reached its highest number yet of companies audited for undocumented immigrants on their payrolls this past fiscal year. Audits of employer I-9 forms increased from 250 in fiscal year 2007 to more than 3,000 in 2012. From fiscal years 2009 to 2012, the total amount of fines grew to nearly $13 million from $1 million. The number of company managers arrested has increased to 238, according to data provided by ICE.

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Border Fence Volleyball USA vs Mexico

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Americans and Mexicans enjoy a friendly game of volleyball over the 2.8 million dollar per mile border fence.

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Trooper Fires on Truck From Helicopter, Leaving Two Dead

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LA JOYA, Tex. (AP) — A Texas state trooper who fired on a pickup truck from a helicopter during a deadly chase through the desert was trying to disable the vehicle and suspected that it was being used to smuggle drugs, the authorities said.The disclosure on Friday came a day after the episode, which left two illegal immigrants from Guatemala dead on a gravel road near here, just north of the Mexican border.

Eight people were arrested; most were from Guatemala. Investigators said no drugs were found.

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U.S. Grows An Industrial Complex Along The Border : NPR

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In today's dollars, the bill for U.S. immigration enforcement since 1986 comes to $219 billion — roughly the cost of the space shuttle program. About 80,000 government workers depend on immigration enforcement. Despite a drop in illegal immigration, the border industrial complex is here to stay

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Immigrants protest 'illegal' label

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As Ian always says, don't call them "illegal" immigrants.

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Immigrant woman loses son to "Americans"

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In a controversial case that involved the rights of illegal immigrants and their young children, a Guatemalan mother lost her effort today to get back the five-year old son who was taken away from her after her arrest on immigration charges and put up for adoption in Missouri despite her objections.

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Ex-Arizona governor detained at border checkpoint

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PHOENIX (AP) - Former Arizona Gov. Raul Castro, who in the 1970s served as the state's first and only Hispanic governor, was detained at a U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint after the vehicle he was traveling in triggered a radiation sensor.

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2 girls climb US-Mexico border fence in less than 18 seconds

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On average, each mile of border fence costs US taxpayers about $4 million to build and will cost another $6.5 billion over the next 20 years to repair and maintain.

Are we getting our money's worth? Is the border fence an effective deterrent? To find out, I asked two young women—both only about 5'5"—to see if they could climb the wall.

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Historic wave of Mexican immigration at a standstill, report says

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The number of Mexican migrants to the United States dropped significantly while the number of those returning home increased, bringing net migration from Mexico to a statistical standstill, according to a report published Monday.

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Market demand for migrant labor overcomes apartheid in Ala.

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Alabama's war on migrant labor ineffective as producers hire people to fill jobs despite .govs attempt to break area farmers continue.

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