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Source:  The New York Times

The border between the U.S. and Mexico has long been marked by barriers.  But they weren’t always about deterring immigration.

Here’s how the modern border came to be — starting in the year 1848.

Watch “When Entering the U.S. Was a Easy as Crossing a Street” above and read the story at The New York Times.

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