n.— «The typical pollo, or chicken, as the immigrants are called, now pays $1,200 to $2,500 to be guided across the border, driven to Phoenix and shipped to a destination in the United States.…Kidnap 20 pollos, collect a $1,600 smuggling fee for each one, and you get $32,000.» —“Human trafficking’s profits spur horrors” by Dennis Wagner Arizona Republic (Phoenix) July 23, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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