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Case Studies:Immigration Control
Statistics
Total US Population 288,280,000

Native Born Population 254,037,000

Naturalized Citizens 13,128,000

Non US Citizens 21,116,000

Source: US Census Bureau 2004

Audio FilesStatistics
Democratic Congressman Silvestre Reyes became the first Hispanic to represent the 16th District of Texas in the U.S. House of Representatives in 1996. He was formerly an agent in the U.S. Border Patrol. Click on each of the boxes to hear some of his views on the immigration issue.
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Links
Texas human smugglers convicted
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/americas/4694626.stm

Two tunnels found under US border
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/americas/4604894.stm

Bush Seeks Immigration Reform
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/americas/4480224.stm

Minutemen
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/americas/4508692.stm

History of Immigration to the USA
http://www.tenement.org/immigrantexperience/history.htm

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