Well, a lot of people do not realize the uniqueness of residing in a border town. It is not just sharing of a border; it is sharing of culture, families and friends. Border towns depend a lot on each other emotionally and fiscally. The uniqueness of the relationship is that any proposed economical change or political amendment impacts the trade and commerce of the location. All along the United States- Mexico border, communities depend on southern cities for economic survival.
The small businessmen who trade in the border towns are imposed with sharp tariffs on imports. The toughest situation faced by the small entrepreneurs is the fear of the unknown, but they still need to make a living and support their family. Thus they continue working with the fear of residing in the border. You do have business that relies on the ways when border is transparent and there are businesses which rely on the ways when the border is opaque. The initial one is in the retail world. Quite often the businessmen hold the fear of border enforcement and deportation to the immigrants of United States.
Sometimes the legal crossing of the border is barred and then you cannot really go the other side to buy or sell your stuff. Businessmen on both the side are afraid to reach out to the other side. The welfare of the businessmen of the border towns is tied on the two nations playing well with each other. If in any case, it gets out of the whack, the complete economy of the border suffers. A horse export businessman revealed that his work suffered hard because of the devaluation. Just as the border issues started, hundreds of horses which were scheduled to cross the border were standing still and losing their health. What big loss could he suffer! Eventually the entrepreneurs have to lower down the prices on this side and suffer great losses or eventually run out of business for the time being.
Thus, it is advisable to develop better relationships with the other side of the border towns so that things could work out more smoothly and both the border towns could make a generous living and continue to exchange goods and services in a good way. Most of the transactions in border towns are made by small businessmen. These people do not hold similar resources as corporations. Thus, in a way they are more affected that anyone else.
A fall in demand could lead to economic decline and job loss of the workers. Thus, they eventually look out for jobs prospective which are quite distant from their home. The southern California liceactivity is yet another task which suffers loss because of the border issues. It is so much important to get rid of lice for a healthy and secure environment and any glitch amidst this task could reverse the hygienic condition of the border towns of California. It is advisable to keep the task going and up for a good amount of time.