Prevention Through Deterrence.docx - Prevention Through Deterrence 1 Why do you think DeLeon begins this chapter by describing the desert What are some

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Prevention Through Deterrence 1. Why do you think DeLeon begins this chapter by describing the desert? What are some details from these first few pages that stick out to you and why? DeLeon begins this chapter describing the desert because he wants the reading to have an in-person feel to the environment the story takes place and know how harsh it is for the people enduring it. Claiming his backpack was getting hot because the water bottles in it were heating up stood out to me as an alarming idea of how hot that area truly is. 2. What are DeLeon and Bob looking for in the desert and what is the significance of what they find? DeLeon and Bob are looking for the skull of a deceased immigrant cops might have overlooked. Instead of the skull they find a pair of hiking boots. The boots are significant because it is a clear indication of a person’s failed attempt to cross the boarder. 3. What does DeLeon say is the significance of the term "illegal"?
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