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Last of iconic illegal immigration crossing signs has vanished in California

While politicians are embroiled in a polarized national debate over immigration, an iconic road sign cautioning drivers near the San Diego border to watch for migrants running across the freeway has quietly disappeared. The “immigrant crossing” signs have become obsolete, said Cathryne Bruce-Johnson,...
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