NY TIMES: When the so-called “criminal invasion” crisis at the US/Mexico border actually hides a much bigger and real crisis: the death of thousands of migrants lost in the borderland deserts

29 May 2019 – 

 

To stop border crossings from Mexico, the United States have increased their 1994 ‘Prevention Through Deterrence’ plan by making the migrants journey even deadlier through re-directing traffic towards remote areas and dangerous terrains. With migrants dying of thirst, exhaustion and hunger right on the edge of US towns, humanitarian workers and other volunteers are trying to save their lives, facing up to 20 years in prison for leaving water and food along known migrant routes… [Continue reading]

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