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489 illegal immigrants with detainers released in North Carolina: report
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489 illegal immigrants with detainers released in North Carolina: report

KIND OF COOL. STEVE: THANK YOU. MEANWHILE THIS MORNING IMMIGRATION OUTRAGE AS A NEW REPORT CLAIMS NEARLY 500 ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS WITH ICE DETAINERS ON THEM WERE RELEASED IN SANCTUARY STATES ACROSS — SANCTUARY COUNTIES, THAT SHOULD SAY, ACROSS NORTH CAROLINA

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Building a border at 4,600 meters
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Building a border at 4,600 meters

We’re driving through a river right now in the Jeep. For thousands of years, humans have drawn lines on the Earth, dividing the planet into nations, but there are some parts of the world that no empire, nation, or state

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Divided island: How Haiti and the DR became two worlds
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Divided island: How Haiti and the DR became two worlds

Let’s pause here. I’m driving on the road that separates Haiti from the Dominican Republic. Right here. It’s the border that divides two very different countries. If you’re born in Haiti, you’re 2.5 times more likely to die as a

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It’s time to draw borders on the Arctic Ocean
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It’s time to draw borders on the Arctic Ocean

I’m on an island near the North Pole and I’m here to find out who owns the Arctic. As the ice melts more and more in this region, you can see just how dramatic the ice has been shrinking. One

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Why Latinos Are Converting to Islam
India’s Geography Problem
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India’s Geography Problem

This video was made possible by Squarespace. Build your web presence for 10% by going to squarespace.com/Wendover. India is a bit of an anomaly on the world stage. It’s a massive 1.2 billion person strong country stretching thousands of miles

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Brazil’s Geography Problem
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Brazil’s Geography Problem

This video was made possible by Skillshare. Learn from 21,000 classes for free for two months at https://skl.sh/wendover3. There are plenty of lines you can draw on the globe but perhaps none is more consequential than the equator. Of the

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China’s Geography Problem
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China’s Geography Problem

This video was made possible by Squarespace. Build your custom website for 10% off by going to squarespace.com/wendover. China is a country both blessed and cursed by geography. On one hand its land has allowed the country to grow to

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Europe’s most fortified border is in Africa
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Europe’s most fortified border is in Africa

If you zoom in to Morocco, you’ll see a tiny wedge of land that stands out from its surroundings. This little bit of land is surrounded by one of the most fortified borders on the planet. Right outside the border

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China is erasing its border with Hong Kong
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China is erasing its border with Hong Kong

This is me in the middle of crossing one of the weirdest borders I’ve ever crossed. It’s this one. It divides China from China. And it took me two hours to get through. This border is weird not only because

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