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Every day, hundreds of Burmese cross over the border into Thailand via the Friendship Bridge or illegally across the Moei River. There are more than 100,000 Burmese migrants living in the Mae Sot area, mostly illegal and constantly living in fear of deportation. Whilst some come to sell goods, most end up working in the regions many sweat shops and factories or living homeless and begging on the streets.
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Every day, hundreds of Burmese cross over the border into Thailand via the Friendship Bridge or illegally across the Moei River. There are more than 100,000 Burmese migrants living in the Mae Sot area, mostly illegal and constantly living in fear of deportation. Whilst some come to sell goods, most end up working in the regions many sweat shops and factories or living homeless and begging on the streets.