A Virtual Fence, With Holes

April 2010
America;4/26/2010, Vol. 202 Issue 13, p4
In this article the author focuses on the malfunction of the virtual fence between Mexico and U.S. made by 2005 Secure Borders Initiative under the administration of George W. Bush.


Related Articles

  • NAII wants greater efforts at safety; Mexican trucks coming across border called hazard.  // Insurance Advocate;1/27/96, Vol. 107 Issue 4, p10 

    Reports that the National Association of Independent Insurers is urging public officials to set up safety inspection/enforcement teams immediately at all Mexican border crossings. Increase in Mexican truck traffic; Federal and state safety and weight standards; Liability insurance.

  • Staking Out Survival for Sonoran PRONGHORNS. Ikenson, Ben // Americas;Nov/Dec2002, Vol. 54 Issue 6, p6 

    Presents information on the Sonoran pronghorns in the U.S.-Mexico border in southwestern Arizona. Characteristics of pronghorns; Possible extinction of the animal; Speed of the Sonoran pronghorn; Factors that contribute to the extinction of pronghorns.

  • Mexico border to remain closed. Kahaner, Larry // Fleet Owner;Nov99, Vol. 94 Issue 11, p12 

    Reports on the vow of United States (US) President Bill Clinton to keep the Mexico-United States border closed to unsafe trucks and unqualified drivers according to the National Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) open-border policies. Decision of the (US) House of Representatives on the amendment to...

  • U.S.-Mexico border issues topic of 2-week seminar. Kohout, Cheryl // Inside Tucson Business;04/13/98, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p11 

    Focuses on a seminar on issues relevant to U.S.-Mexico border issues on June 1998 sponsored by the University of Arizona Mexican American Studies & Research Center. Goals of the program; Guests invited to discuss topics.

  • International safety groups say enforcement adequate. Bontz, Rita // Overdrive;Dec97, Vol. 37 Issue 12, p9 

    Reports on the calls for the opening of the United States-Mexico border to commercial vehicles. Position of President Bill Clinton on the issue; Commercialk Vehicle Safety Alliance's findings on enforcement efforts along the border; Reasons of four states for supporting the opening of the border.

  • At the Mexican border. Anderson, George M. // America;5/3/1997, Vol. 176 Issue 15, p3 

    Presents the author's observation on the wall separating Mexico from the United States. Detention facility visited by the author near the wall; Why service processing center was used as the name of Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) in the detention; Classification of groups in the...

  • Crossing fees tax border towns. Johnson, Fred // Inside Tucson Business;6/26/95, Vol. 5 Issue 13, p5 

    Opinion. Comments on the `border crossing fees' and `user fees' for border communities in Mexico and the United States. Effect of the implementation of the taxes on businesses; Expedition of the issuance of border-crossing cards; Solutions to the shortage of federal funds to provide facilities...

  • Metaphor and place: The U.S.-Mexico border as center and periphery in the interpretation of... Leon, Luis D. // Journal of the American Academy of Religion;Sep99, Vol. 67 Issue 3, p541 

    Discusses the border between the United States and Mexico as a metaphor where Chicano religions emerge through patterns of border crossings. Crossing of symbolic and physical borders to produce variations on religious formations; Characterization of religious production in the borderlands;...

  • Just Another Day in a Bridge Town. Roche, Timothy; Hylton, Hilary // Time International (South Pacific Edition);6/11/2001, Issue 23, p54 

    Focuses on the city of Laredo, Texas, on the United States-Mexico border. Economic conditions; How Mexicans send their children across the border daily to go to schools where the students are registered under the address of a United States relative; Details of the border patrol at a bridge...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics