Searching for the Bones by the Southern Border The New Yorker Documentary | Episode 44 The film “Águilas” tells the story of the Águilas del Desierto, who look for migrants who go missing crossing the border—often finding only their remains.
Thursday, 27 May 2021 by admin
Migrants were found lost in the desert, tucked under rocks in the mountains, and trapped by the rushing tides of the Rio Grande. Some were experiencing heat exhaustion in 115-degree weather, while others nearly died from hypothermia. In Laredo, Texas, one woman was found falling in and out of consciousness from dehydration. In the Jacumba
Friday, 12 February 2021 by taglineadmin
Remains of 227 migrants found last year, said Humane Borders, while at least 7,000 have died along US-Mexico border since 1998 When the remains of two undocumented migrants were found in the desert of south-western Arizona last July, one body lay next to an arrow drawn in the sand, pointing north, with the word “HELP”
Wednesday, 13 January 2021 by admin
January 12, 2021 By Jorge Encinas The Office of the Medical Examiner reported a near-record breaking year for undocumented border-crosser deaths in 2020, with 220 remains recovered in Pima County. On Oct. 8, County Administrator Chuck Huckelberry reported 177 UBC remains recovered in the first three quarters of 2020, and projected 200 by year’s end.
Wednesday, 30 December 2020 by taglineadmin
December 20, 2020 By Anita Snow DOUGLAS, Ariz. (AP) — Heat exposure killed 19-year-old Cesar de la Cruz on an Arizona trail in July during his trek up from southern Mexico. The body of Juan Lopez Valencia, another young Mexican man, was discovered Aug. 3 along a dry wash on Native American land. After the
Tuesday, 03 November 2020 by admin
MARK BRODIE: People who cross the border into southern Arizona have been dying at a faster rate than at any time in the past several years, a new report suggests. With me to discuss this deadly shift in migration is KJZZ’s Michel Marizco from our Fronteras Desk in Tucson. Hi, Michel. MICHEL MARIZCO: Hey, good
Tuesday, 27 October 2020 by admin
Remains of 181 migrants were found in the Arizona desert through the end of September, 37 more than in all of last year and the most since 2013, according to the group Humane Borders. The rise in migrant deaths comes during a year of intense heat and little precipitation for Arizona — but also at
Trump’s immigration policy is all about sowing fear and division. The Progressive Article – Here An interactive digital satellite map, showing where the remains of migrants were found in Arizona’s desert terrain, is a grim reminder of the deadly toll of Trump’s anti-immigrant policies. Click on any red dot and words such as “unknown” and
Friday, 10 July 2020 by admin
The American Immigration Council just released a new fact sheet detailing the critical role that immigrants play in Arizona. This new data describes the demographic makeup and economic contributions of immigrants in the state, underscoring the role they will play in our economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic. Key details from the Arizona Fact Sheet