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Arizona-Mexico Border

How long is the Arizona-Mexico border? It depends on the source, here are two possible answers.

The length of the Arizona-Mexico border is 378 miles.*


The length of the Arizona-Mexico border is 370 miles.**


Source:

"It's just going to get worse." Tucson Citizen. June 29, 2007. Page 1.
"U.S. sues to survey borderland for fence." Arizona Daily Star. January 17, 2008. Page

"Nearly 1,700 bodies, each on a mystery" Arizona Daily Star. Special Report: Decade of Death.  August, 22, 2010.  Pages 1-6. *

Office of National Drug Control Policy "State of Arizona, Profile of Drug Indicators."  August 2006. http://www.whitehousedrugpolicy.gov/statelocal/az/az.pdf
Telephone call by PCPL staff on May 22, 2003 to the Office of National Drug Control Policy. **
 
The Tohono O'odham reservation has 75 miles of international border.  There are three Indian nations that lie along the Arizona-Mexico border: Tohono O'odham (near Tucson); Cocopah (near Yuma); and the Kickapoo Traditional tribe of Texas (near Eagle Pass). **
 

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