border crosser

border crosser

An individual, living close to a frontier, who normally has to cross the frontier frequently for legitimate purposes.
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As such, the Mexican border crosser is situated as an object tied to the physicality of the border, such that any movement away from the border enhances the perception of border crossers as being "out of place.
Agents were also sued recently over the death of a Mexican border crosser who drowned when Border Patrol agents helped overturn his raft, despite his pleas that he couldn't swim--an action that resulted in a $210,000 Federal court judgment against the U.
Two of the men, Luis Estrada, 28, and Miguel Cantu, 21, were in the United States illegally and the other, Gabriel Juarez, 53, had a border crosser card.
Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) selected Drexler's LaserCard to be the new, technically advanced, INS border crosser cards and "Green Cards.
Rick Perry, hoping to win back voters who think he's weak on illegal immigration, is promising to detain and deport every illegal border crosser if elected president.
It can read the INS-PASS, CAN-PASS, Alien Registration Receipt, or Border Crosser cards, as well as the Travel Doc 1 and US-1551 document.
Now when a Border Patrol agent, Deputy Sheriff, K-9 officer, or other law-enforcement officer responds to a call from dispatch and the perpetrator or border crosser turns out to be an illegal alien or individual who has an expired visa, it's time to start sweating.
An international border crosser should only be deemed a criminal if the United States government can prove that, with requisite criminal intent, she engaged in an act aside from crossing the border that would constitute a crime.
There are many skills necessary to be a border crosser.
Gangs are terrorists," Simcox said, updating the image of the superpredator into a super threat to national security whether he is a migrant border crosser, drug smuggler, gang member or potential terrorist.
All of a sudden, I thought of the notion of the frontalier, the border crosser or, perhaps better, border dweller.
He is a border crosser whose engagement with reality, however, is as a philosophical traveler who eschews the synthetic discourses of hybridity for the decima.
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