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February 26, 2006

Border Plan Seen as U.S. Conceit

In the LA Times there is an article about the wall proposed in HR 4437. This will be the longest wall since the great wall of China.

By Héctor Tobar, Times Staff Writer, February 26 2006

Across Latin America, people are dismayed by a bill calling for a 700-mile wall along the frontier with Mexico to stem illegal immigration.

MEXICO CITY — "The wall" does not yet exist, and it may never be built, but already the proposed 700 miles of fencing and electric sensors loom like a new Berlin Wall in the Latin American imagination.

The plan for a barrier along the border with Mexico was approved by the U.S. House in December and is scheduled to be debated by the Senate next month.

For more go to; http://www.latimes.com/

Posted by VisaLawyer at February 26, 2006 07:41 AM


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