Mexico and United States

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Mexico and the United States are neighbors and a relationship between them has existed for a long time. However, immigration, specifically illegal immigration from Mexico to the United States has caused inconvenient for many years. The history of the border caused much hostility among the Mexicans and Americans. Now it is very difficult to immigrate legally in the United States because it takes an immigrant visa, the support of a sponsor or asylum status. It is also very expensive for immigrants to entry legally because they need to pay five to ten thousand dollars. There is a very specific type of immigrants that is called wetbacks. This phrase means immigrants from Mexico who came into Texas across the Rio Grande.
Almost all people who immigrate illegally to the United States risk their lives. There are many examples. An example is that many Mexicans use coyotes. In this case, coyotes are not animals but are people who get pay about a thousand dollars for transportation to the United States. The illegal drug market in the United States is one of the most profitable in the world. As such, it attracts the most ruthless, sophisticated, and aggressive drug traffickers. The most common way the trafficker’s use is tractor- trailers and migrants on foot. Diverse groups traffic and distribute illegal drugs, but the most powerful trafficker is Joaquin Guzman, linked to the Sinaloa Cartel, who goes by the nickname El Chapo. This criminal groups operating from South America smuggle cocaine and heroin into the United States using variety of routes, including land routes through Mexico, maritime routes along Mexico's east and west coasts, sea routes through the Caribbean, and international air corridors. Furthermore, criminal groups operating from neighboring Mexico smuggle cocaine, heroin, methamphetamine, amphetamine, and marijuana into the United States.
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