Monthly Archives: February 2013

Hotel Migrante

It was just past midnight when the plane landed. Mario and I had been waiting for over an hour, and finally we could see a line forming inside the Mexican immigration office. I watched as the recent arrivals, mostly young men, had their pictures taken and received a piece of paper. Official documentation in hand, the […]

No Olvidados

There is a place in the desert where the U.S. Border Patrol takes undocumented migrants who they can’t deport. There are over 600 of them there now, and they will remain under six feet of U.S. soil until someone comes to take them home. Being identified only as John or Jane Doe and a numbered […]