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Minuteman Project volunteer JT Ready uses binoculars to scan for potential illegal immigrants along the Mexican border west of Douglas, Ariz., April 3, 2005. Reuters hide caption

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Citizen border watchers converge on southern Arizona to begin a month-long stakeout for illegal immigrants.

The so-called Minuteman Project is seeking to stop illegal aliens from crossing a 23-mile stretch of the Mexican border in the San Pedro Valley, but turnout for the project has fallen short of organizers' predictions.

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