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Criminal activity and violence along the southern border

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Homeland Security. Subcommittee on Investigations.

Criminal activity and violence along the southern border

hearing before the Subcommittee on Investigations of the Committee on Homeland Security, House of Representatives, One Hundred Ninth Congress, second session, August 16, 2006.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Homeland Security. Subcommittee on Investigations.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alien criminals -- Mexican-American Border Region.,
  • Violence -- Mexican-American Border Region.,
  • Illegal aliens -- Mexican-American Border Region.,
  • Law enforcement -- Mexican-American Border Region.,
  • Drug traffic -- Mexican-American Border Region.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF27 .H5753 2006b
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 147 p. :
    Number of Pages147
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21174551M
    ISBN 100160803187
    ISBN 109780160803185
    LC Control Number2008354915


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