Desert Proves Deadly for Mexicans"
May 23, 2004
This article from The New York Times reports that illegal
immigrants are dying in record numbers as they try to cross
the U.S. border in the wake of the Bush administration's guest
worker proposal. It provides a glimpse into the perilous lives
of migrants and the difficulties for Border Patrol agents, who
are charged not only with arresting illegal immigrants, but
with saving their lives.
Originally published in The New York Times
on May 23, 2004. Copyright © 2004 The New York Times.
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