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10 Struggles Of People Who Cross The US-Mexico Border Every Day

You live in Mexico, and work in the United States. The border is your life.

1. You refer to the image below as ‘La Pinche Linea’

You refer to the image below as 'La Pinche Linea'

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why is it always so l-o-n-g?

2. You’ve given up trying to keep a diet:

You've given up trying to keep a diet:

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B/c you’ve lost all self-control when it comes to the Tamalero, Paleta Man, or anyone trying to sell you food en la linea.

3. You cannot imagine life without your SENTRI pass:

You cannot imagine life without your SENTRI pass:

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And, if you don’t have a SENTRI pass — you hate everyone who does. Putos!

4. You avoid making eye contact with street vendors at all costs:

You avoid making eye contact with street vendors at all costs:

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…especially the ones that want to wash your windows! Lo siento, pero no gracias!

5. You’re convinced that the sun is infinitely more hot when you’re waiting to cross the border:

You're convinced that the sun is infinitely more hot when you're waiting to cross the border:

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6. You can relate on a personal level to this scene in Weeds where Nancy Botwin is forced to take a piss in a cup while waiting en la pinche linea:

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B/c the only bathroom option when you’re driving alone is a cup.

7. This is your life story:

This is your life story:

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8. This guy right here:

This guy right here:

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There is no road rage like border road rage.

9. Based on your daily interactions with Border Patrol employees, you’re convinced that they are all racist:

Based on your daily interactions with Border Patrol employees, you're convinced that they are all racist:

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10. Your face when the Border Patrol agent sends you to secondary inspection:

Your face when the Border Patrol agent sends you to secondary inspection:

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🙁

Read more: http://buzzfeed.com/ellepolloloca/10-struggles-of-people-who-cross-the-united-states-hxjh


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