And He Said Goodbye

And he says goodbye. Alejandro’s* plan is to return to the United States, taking off somewhere in Mexico and then walk across the Cerro Pinacate desert, a hostile, black, and barren landscape. It is a long stretch of inhospitality, little surface water and heat, with temperatures as high as 120Β° F. He cannot settle inContinue reading “And He Said Goodbye”

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Discovering a Deep River in the Desert

Undocumented migrants, deported from the US, line up for the meals at the Comedor, the feeding center of the Kino Border Initiative in Mexico. They come in droves. Every day migrants deported from the United States are brought by bus to the Deconcini gate in Nogales, Sonora. And just as the US close their gates onContinue reading “Discovering a Deep River in the Desert”

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When Migrants Die in the Desert, Who Cares?

(The Comedor of the Kino Border Initiative, Nogales, Sonora, Mexico. Frontera means the Border) Forcing his luck by taking the dangerous trek through the Sonora desert, Jose and companions Pedro and Francisco* had been rounded and beaten up by gangs on their way back to the United States. They are illegal or unauthorized immigrants andContinue reading “When Migrants Die in the Desert, Who Cares?”

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