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border

noun ambit, borderland, boundary, bounds, brim, brink, circumference, circumjacence, confine, edge, edging, end, enframement, extremity, flange, frame, fringe, frontier, hem, ledge, limit, line of demarcation, marge, margin, outline, outpost, outside, outskirts, pale, perimeter, periphery, purlieus, rim, selvedge, side, skirt, termination, verge
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border

(Approach), verb abut upon, adjoin, align connergently, approximate, be in the vicinity of, be near, close on, come close, come to a point, concentrate, converge, draw near, encroach, gravitate toward, join, juxtapose, lie near, meet, move toward, near, neighbor, place in juxtaposition, place near, place parallel, proximate, put along side, skim, skirt, unite, verge, verge upon

border

(Bound), verb abut upon, adiacere, adjoin, appose, attach, attingere, be adjacent to, be circumjacent to, be conterminous, be contiguous, be in conjunction with, be in contact with, be juxtaposed, butt, cincture, circumpose, circumvalate, circumvent, close in, confine, conjoin, connect, contain, corral, cut off, define, delimit, delimitate, demarcate, edge, embrace, encase, enchase, enclose, enclose within bounds, encompass, ensphere, envelop, environ, extend to, flank, frame, gird, hem in, join, juxtapose, juxtaposit, lean against, lie contiguous to, lie next to, limit, mark off, meet end to end, meet with, outline, place limitations, proscribe, restrain, restrict, shut in, specify limits, stake out, surround
See also: abutment, ambit, boundary, circumscribe, connection, contact, contain, define, demarcate, enclose, enclosure, encompass, end, extremity, frontier, hedge, juxtapose, limit, margin, mete, outline, periphery, tenant, termination
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Andy Ramirez, chairman of the California-based Friends of the Border Patrol, told THE NEW AMERICAN that the Compean/ Ramos case "is the greatest miscarriage of justice I have ever seen.
Darryl Griffen, chief patrol agent of the San Diego area, said it would be possible to smuggle a ``dirty bomb'' through the border and more electronic detection equipment is needed.
JS recently spoke with him at a church shelter in Reynosa, a large Mexican city across the border from McAllen, Texas (see map, p.
Mexico's National Institute of Ecology estimates that a million tons of hazardous waste cross the border every year.
With increased migration in Cochise County, the Border Patrol's response has been to beef up the presence of agents in towns like Douglas, which has again pushed the migrants to cross even more obscure and dangerous terrain, as evidenced by the ballooning migrant deaths along the Arizona border in recent years.
They currently transport approximately four or five loads a day, and although Storey personally has not had a problem crossing the border, he says improvements should still be made to the bridges.
She also tells of the numerous immigrant deaths that occur during attempts to cross the border illegally, totaling, according to one of the interviewees, "a plane full of passengers falling out of the sky once a year.
At the same time that Americans angrily call for some level of control of the border, America's service and agricultural industries, and to a great extent what remains of its manufacturing industry, cry out for cheap labor.
The border is a unique place in the world -- where else do the developed and developing worlds come together with such energy and confrontation?
The regulations on rural developments passed in Austin apply to the border, but nowhere else, he points out.
With fire season staring us in the eyes, there should be no rush to send California's National Guard to the border for an unfocused mission designed to provide political cover for the Bush administration instead of a permanent solution to border security,'' Nunez said in a prepared statement.
Since the Border Patrol's inception in 1904, the agency has been caught up in the business of intercepting unwanted trespassers--primarily working-class people of color.