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Border Angels
April 10, 2019
by Alex Webb
The US policy of "prevention through deterrence" has resulted in Central American migrants seeking out remote and dangerous crossing points along the US-Mexico border. The conditions can be extreme: below freezing in winter and above 115F in the summer. Crossings these deserts could take as long as a week and without shade or water, many migrants perish.
Alex Webb traveled to the border and documented volunteer humanitarian organizations dedicated to providing aid to migrants.