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Migrants turn to the sea to enter US illegally

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posted on Aug, 27 2010 @ 10:47 AM
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Migrants turn to the sea to enter US illegally


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SAN DIEGO – The speedboat is about three miles offshore when a U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent cuts the engine to drift on the current in quiet darkness, hoping for the telltale signs of immigrant smuggling — a motor's whirr or sulfur exhaust fumes.

"It's like trying to find a needle in a haystack, and the haystack is the Pacific Ocean," agent Tim Feige says, minutes before sunrise.

This is a new frontier for illegal immigrants entering the United States — a roughly 400-square-mile ocean expanse that stretches from a bullring on the shores of Tijuana, Mexico, to suburb
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posted on Aug, 27 2010 @ 10:47 AM
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Turning away migrants at sea would be cost effective for the US since there's no need to house them in jails and provide manpower for deportation. Turning them back at sea would also mean that by not setting foot on the US mainland, they would be denied rights what in country illegals throw into the faces of people who are trying to stop them.

What surprises me is that these migrants must not have any news sources in Mexico. Don't they know that our economy is shot, services are being slashed and immigrants are coming under severe scrutinization?

One question for the illegals: If Mexico is such a terrible place that you have to flee, why do you proudly display its flag in our faces?

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