us-mexico border: stories of migration

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Constructing a wall along the southern U.S. border — and making Mexico pay for it — had been a central tenet of Trump’s controversial immigration and border security policy proposals.

 

During an interview with CBS’ Lesley Stahl on “60 Minutes”, Donald Trump says parts of the wall he has pledged to build could be fencing, while reiterating plans to deport millions of undocumented immigrants.

 

Here we present, together with images of the US-Mexico wall, a selection of stories of migration between the US and Latin America. 

  • Via Panam, migration in the America's, USA
  • Mexican migrants wait to cross into the United States.
  • Via Panam, migration in the America's, USA
  • Via Panam, migration in the America's, Mexico
  • Latino man carries suitcase on street in Immokalee, Florida.
  • During the past decade, millions of Mexican and Central American migrants have left their homes and families, faced death on the journey to the United States and lived under the specter of criminality once in this country.  Despite these obstacles, these
  • During the past decade, millions of Mexican and Central American migrants have left their homes and families, faced death on the journey to the United States and lived under the specter of criminality once in this country.  Despite these obstacles, these
  • Thousands of Mexican and Central American migrants are returned to their home countries each year by the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement or ICE.
  • Via Panam, migration in the America's, El Salvador
  • Thousands of Mexican and Central American migrants are returned to their home countries each year by the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement or ICE.
  • Via Panam, migration in the America's, USA
  • Mexican woman counts money on bed to send to human smugglers
  • Via Panam, migration in the America's, USA

work force from the south

Kadir van Lohuizen

Most Mexican migrants to the United States settle in the border states, such as…

the wall

Kadir van Lohuizen

For the thousands of migrants who are trying to reach the US the last…

money, god and criminals

Kadir van Lohuizen

El Salvador has been called the most Americanized country in Latin America. It has…

shadow lives USA

Jon Lowenstein

During the past decade, millions of Latin American migrants have left their homes and…

los deportados

Jon Lowenstein

Thousands of Mexican and Central American migrants are returned to their home countries each…

the flip side of immigration – multimedia

Jon Lowenstein

Thousands of Mexican and Central American migrants are returned to their home countries each…

the wave

Jon Lowenstein

6292 people were murdered in Guatemala in 2008. Most of them were killed in…

a cruel exodus

Jon Lowenstein

A Cruel Exodus documents the horrific social violence that is currently plaguing Guatemala and…