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March 10, 1992 | SEBASTIAN ROTELLA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The undercover policeman stands in the shadow of the border fence, watching his countrymen go north. Wraiths in the fog, the migrants surge up the concrete levee of the Tijuana River. Their furtive progress is lit by bonfires, spotlights, a swooping U.S. Border Patrol helicopter. They scramble up the 10-foot corrugated metal fence and pause--suspended between Mexico and the United States, between a desperate past and an uncertain future.
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August 16, 2000 | KEN ELLINGWOOD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A computerized system that allows motorists speedier passage across the border with Mexico faces its most ambitious trial starting next month when U.S. officials open a pair of special lanes at the nation's busiest entrance. The U.S.
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August 16, 2000 | KEN ELLINGWOOD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A computerized system that allows motorists speedier passage across the border with Mexico faces its most ambitious trial starting next month when U.S. officials open a pair of special lanes at the nation's busiest entrance. The U.S.
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March 10, 1992 | SEBASTIAN ROTELLA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The undercover policeman stands in the shadow of the border fence, watching his countrymen go north. Wraiths in the fog, the migrants surge up the concrete levee of the Tijuana River. Their furtive progress is lit by bonfires, spotlights, a swooping U.S. Border Patrol helicopter. They scramble up the 10-foot corrugated metal fence and pause--suspended between Mexico and the United States, between a desperate past and an uncertain future.
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May 11, 1986 | PATRICK McDONNELL, Times Staff Writer
In many ways, Arsides Arevalo is like a lot of other undocumented immigrants attempting to enter the United States. Last month, he left his native El Salvador in search of work and some peace from the unrest of that war-ravaged nation, where much of his family remains. After a trip of more than 2,000 miles, he slipped into the United States from Tijuana. Within days, he was arrested by the U.S. Border Patrol in San Diego.
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