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KNOW YOUR RIGHTS WHEN TRAVELING NEAR THE UNITED STATES BORDER

From north to south, the United States spans about 1,500 miles. From east to west, the distance is about 2,800 miles. Many undocumented immigrants believe that the rules that govern their lives will be the same, no matter where they are along those two dimensions. Yet within 100 miles of the East and West Coasts, as well as the Canadian and Mexican borders, a different set of rules may apply.

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