n.— «Van services like this—known as camionetas, after the Spanish word for van—are part of a loose-knit network of cottage industries profiting from immigrant smuggling. As far back as the 1980s, camionetas traveled weekly between Texas cities and Monterrey, Mexico, ferrying legal and illegal immigrants.» —“Van services are transport of choice” by Teresa Borden in Houston, Texas Charlotte Observer (N.C.) Aug. 21, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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