border crosser

border crosser

An individual, living close to a frontier, who normally has to cross the frontier frequently for legitimate purposes.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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(6) A Border Patrol agent from a distant part of the United States might not discern any apparent difference between a Tohono O'odham individual and an unauthorized border crosser from Mexico or Central America--from this perspective, they are all strangers.
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." By ascribing social and cultural expression to the border in a tangible geographic space, as well as a visible social element in the built environment, we suggest that border crossing enacts via bodies passing through fences, over walls, and across rivers a rhetorical and metaphorical representation of the 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.
Information Spectrum is a large ID card systems integrator which supplies, among many listed government customers, the US Immigration and Naturalization Service with equipment to personalize the various documents it issues, including the Permanent Resident Card (the 'Green Card') and the Border Crosser's card.
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.
BUt it was a chapfallen Kaminsky who peered at the puzzle for May 27 and came upon the clue to 30 across, "Illegal border crosser." The answer was "Wetback." Kaminsky sprang to his typewriter and wrote to the editor of The Times: "I fail to see how any pejorative or racist therm can be allowed into the crossword puzzle.
At the March 10 meeting, the wife and son of Robert Krentz, a prominent Arizona rancher murdered by a suspected illegal border crosser while on his own property, also spoke out.
AMRISTAR -- Border Security Force(BSF) handed over an inadvertent border crosser to Pakistan Rangers.
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.S.
Sessions said the "zero tolerance" policy will see every unauthorized border crosser charged with a crime even before they can request asylum.
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