Border Street

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  • Crossing Border Street

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    Crossing Border Street, by Peter Jan Honigberg, is his own accounts of his of roles in the Civil Rights Movement, starting in the summer of 1966. Peter was a law student from New York University School of Law (NYU). Before he entered law school Peter was enrolled in City College of New York (CCNY). This book takes us on a journey of a young man who truly understood and wanted equality for everyone. The book is a description of this journey. It starts off as Peter being a young and naive college

  • Crossing Border Street by Peter Honigsberg

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    Crossing Border Street by Peter Honigsberg Typical stories of civil rights demonstrations by African Americans and civil rights workers in the south tell accounts of passive resistance and nonviolent protest. They tell accounts of African Americans being neglected and ignored in restaurants, verbally abused for being out of “their neighborhoods”, and beaten and arrested for speaking up or acting out against such grave injustices. They were further repressed by the fact that the police, prosecutors

  • The House On Mango Street Analysis

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    Crossing Borders Borders detach us from the outside world; it constricts us with its walls and warps us into bystanders to the events occurring around us. Borders are a central theme in The House on Mango Street as we witness different characters trying to cope with the borders that enclose their daily lives, some attempt to cross it while others are held back by it. A common border which manifests in the stories throughout The House on Mango Street and Woman Hollering Creek is the boundary between

  • Keeping America Safe

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    are spilling into the United States and causing more and more place along the border to be unsafe. However, we can fix this problem. Stricter border control would reduce the number of crimes in the United States related to the Mexican drug cartels. High crimes rates in the United States are a consequence of letting illegal drugs pass through areas on the Mexican border that are left unprotected. “In 2007 alone, border patrol agents apprehended 876,704 people attempting to enter the United State

  • War on Drugs Should Focus on Traffickers

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    supply and demand sides of the war is that the suppliers often do not appear to play by the same rules of engagement. In order for the United States to successfully battle the War on Drugs, the focus should be centered on activities within American borders.      When the United States declared the War on Drugs, there was an assumption that other nations wanted to fight the war along side. The fact is that there are many nations that endorse the drug trade and seek to gain

  • Wet Back Film Responses

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    a. Deviance- the violation of norms (or rules or expectations) This film displays several forms of deviance, but to the immigrants documented it may not be considered deviance. Attempting to cross the borders into America illegally is an example of deviance. To citizens of America, or even Canada, going through life endangering obstacles and risking the outcome of it all being for nothing is not normal. We as citizens, we don’t usually think about the fact that to the immigrant it is not deviant

  • The Separation of Germany

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    occupation zone. Many people couldn’t even reach their homes. Until 1989 innumerable citizens of the DDR tried to attain to their family again or to the supposed free world. Some of them managed it and got over the monumental building of the border fortifications but others got injured or even shot when they tried to escape. Even though who had their homes in Schönwalde in the district Schönwalde-Siedlung of today had to accept that they couldn’t use their property anymore. No one ever

  • The Importance Of Border Patrol

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    shares seven thousand miles of land that borders with Canada and Mexico, including lakes, rivers, and coastal waters. Sharing these lands and waters make it easier for people to come in and out of the country more easily than not. Illegal immigrants have found ways to make it into the United States and staying in the United States illegally. This is why Border Patrol should be increased. Tunnels and drug smuggling, identity theft and document fraud, attacks on border patrol and law enforcement agents and

  • Documentary: Which Way Home

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    that are taken by child migrants so they could bring an end to their problems such as fear of life on the streets, lack of jobs and having a better education. Even though it is prohibited to ride freight trains such as “The Beast,” thousands of Central American children and adults take them to make the 1,450-mile trip journey to the United States but first crossing the Guatemala-Mexico border. According to the documentary among the thousands that ride the trains, roughly 5% are children traveling

  • Drug Smuggling

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    that was being brought into Illinois. More then 3 quarters of these arrest were in 1988 alone.      Some of the thing that the government are trying to do to help stop this horrible thing are sending the army out in the streets to help seize some of the drugs on the streets, and the government is also putting more money into protect the boarders from all immigrants bringing illegal drugs into the United States of America. There is also a lot of money put into a huge wall/fence going across