If illegals are caught in the morning, they then usually are released and are back in Mexico by the afternoon. The next morning the cycle repeats itself, as the illegals try to flee again from the Juarez area across the border.
Illegal scrambles over U.S. border fence.
Looking from El Paso, Texas, across the border towards Juarez, Mexico.
These illegals scramble over the fence and flee into the darkness of the sewers of El Paso.
Border Patrol Agent Able Salazar, 35, an eight-year veteran, watches the Tortilla Curtain at daybreak for illegals. He also searches for smugglers and narcotics violators.
Every month over 1,600 "illegals" climb through the "Tortilla Curtain" (fence) between Juarez, Mexico, and the U.S. border at El Paso, Texas.
Chellene has worked as a deep miner for six years to support her daughter Jolene, age 8.
Chellene can be seen in these photographs relaxing at home with Jolene and their dog Mollie and displaying a portrait of herself painted by her brother.
Chellene Koon, 26, and her fellow workers have just completed the night shift at Blacksville #1 Coal Mine near Rivesville, West Virginia.

Women have been working in the coal mines for approximately a decade.

America's borders are protected against illegal alien entry by the U.S. Border Patrol. They patrol 8,000 miles of land and water boundary. During a recent year they apprehended over 800,000 persons who were found to be deportable aliens.