On the US-Mexico border
The border between the US and Mexico stretches for 3169 km crossing of the desert, the river and the city from the Pacific Ocean to the Gulf of Mexico. Each year 350 million people legally cross the border and another 500,000 enter the United States illegally. On the border guard are made of concrete and steel fences, infrared cameras, sensors, unmanned aerial vehicles and almost 20 thousand American guards.
Today we know what is happening on the US-Mexico border and how it looks.
The large influx of Mexican migrants who want to get into the US and do not have the opportunity to legally cross the border to settle in Tijuana, Mexico. In the photo: the deported migrants climb over the fence on the US-Mexico border in preparation for the annual march 6 migrants in Tijuana, organized to draw attention to the problems of migration, February 2, 2011.
Right - Mexico, the left - the United States, San Ysidro, CA, February 17, 2012.
American border guards near San Diego, California, March 26, 2013.
On the US-Mexico border. Left - Tijuana - a city in northwestern Mexico, the largest in the state of Baja California and the western-most in Latin America, ahead of - the Pacific Ocean. February 17, 2012.
The border between the US and Mexico, stretches into the Pacific Ocean, Tijuana, Mexico, September 22, 2012.
Currently, Mexico is the main foreign supplier of marijuana, cocaine and methamphetamine to the United States, and Mexican drug cartels dominate the wholesale illicit drug market in the United States. Also read the article about the Mexican Drug War. One way to deliver drugs to the United States - to dig an underground tunnel. The tunnel leads from Mexico to California. It was seized 14 tons of marijuana, 16 November 2011.
The tunnel dug until the end did not have time and he was found. On the US-Mexico border, December 6, 2012.
In the outskirts of Tijuana, Mexico, September 19, 2009. Some of the 500,000 entering the US illegally, waiting at the fence, while the US will pass the border guards.
The American bespitotnik MQ-9 Predator B, patrolling the border 12 hours a day at an altitude of 5800 meters. UAVs are looking for smugglers and illegal migrants, March 7, 2013.
The dust of racing along the US-Mexico border US patrol 90 km from San Diego on July 30 200.
The fence on the border of the United States and Mexico, near the city of Nogales, Arizona, March 8, 2013.
The ubiquitous service Google Street View rushes along the border of Mexico and the United States. By the way, climbing over a fence should not be difficult.
along the border from Mexico, it delivered 276 such monuments. All of them were built in the 1890s.
The American border guard in La Jolla, Texas, April 10, 2013
The detainee illegal immigrant on the part of the border in Texas, April 11, 2013.
On the US-Mexico border in Nogales, Arizona, March 8, 2013.
The attempt to illegally cross the border near the city of Yuma, Arizona, October 31, 2012. The calculation of the length of the ramps was wrong, the angle is too sharp and the car got stuck. The height of the fence here - 4.27 m.
A simple fence on the US-Mexico border, stimulating the desire to climb through it. District National Park "Organ cactus."
On the border of the United States (left) and Mexico (right). Playing volleyball, April 14, 2007.
In many places, the US-Mexican border in the form of fences and protected road finishes, to re-start after a few kilometers. This is very clearly seen from the air, for example, in south-eastern Arizona, where the road serving abroad, ends on a hillside.
The border zone near the city of Nogales, Arizona, July 6, 2012.
Drugs from Mexico to the United States carry such volumes that can not do without transport. Here the border guards caught a buggy with a trailer full of marijuana (about 100 kg). When approaching the guards threw a good driver and fled.
In search of a better life. Illegals cross the border near the city of Nogales, Arizona, July 28, 2010.
US-Mexican border, Arizona, November 10, 2010. Some live just a few meters from the enemy territory.
On the left - a desolate area near the US city of Yuma, Arizona, on the right - the town of San Luis Rio Colorado, Mexico.
Zigzag Amistad Reservoir on the Rio Grande River, is part of the boundary.
And here is the illegals trying to swim across the Rio Grande toward Texas, April 11, 2013.
Migrants traveling on the roof of the train, heading for the US-Mexico border on April 29, 2013. By the way, migrants often become victims of criminal gangs who kidnap them for ransom.
The official control of the checkpoint, linking Ciudad Juarez in Mexico (below) with the US city of El Paso, Texas, February 16, 2010.
Divided. Woman talking with her husband over the fence on the border, on July 28, 2010. Most likely, one of them managed to cross the border to another - no.
The detainee car packed full of marijuana for the US market. Texas, April 11, 2013.
Caught in the transition border drug dealer. Perhaps with the very vehicle of the detainee. Texas, April 11, 2013.
The border guards patrolling his land on the outskirts of San Diego, California, on July 1, 2010. The photo was taken at slow shutter speeds.
Dawn on the border of the United States and Mexico, March 14, 2009.