A Redoubt Is Razed, But Will It Stop Illegals?

Murr, Andrew; Campbell, Monica
October 2005
Newsweek;10/3/2005, Vol. 146 Issue 14, p8
Reports on the efforts of New Mexico's Governor Bill Richardson to solve the problem of illegal border crossings from Mexico into his state. How Richardson had the neighboring Mexican town of Las Chepas torn down and declared a state of emergency; Effect of the new measures; Some locals who see little or no difference in the crossings.


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