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  • A certified emergency medical technician, Vallet checks the blood pressure of a "voluntarily returned" illegal border crosser.
  • Back to Mexico
  • A certified emergency medical technician, Vallet checks the...
  • Jay Rochlin
  • Sep 7, 2006
  • De La Paz, a 40-year-old mother of three from Chiapas, hoped to earn enough money in Tennessee to build her family a house in Mexico.
  • Back to Mexico
  • De La Paz, a 40-year-old mother of three...
  • Jay Rochlin
  • Sep 7, 2006
  • Benjamin, 22, of Guerrero, wants to get  in on the action in "Nueva York," a place television tells him is full of big cars and big money.
  • Back to Mexico
  • Benjamin, 22, of Guerrero, wants to get in...
  • Jay Rochlin
  • Sep 7, 2006
  • Abelino Hernandez Espinosa, 55,  a guitarist from Veracruz, intended to work construction in Alabama.
  • Back to Mexico
  • Abelino Hernandez Espinosa, 55, a guitarist from Veracruz,...
  • Jay Rochlin
  • Sep 7, 2006
  • "People are still dying, and  one death is still too many," says No More Deaths volunteer Maryada Vallet, 23.
  • Back to Mexico
  • "People are still dying, and one death is...
  • Jay Rochlin
  • Sep 7, 2006
  • A sign  hand- lettered by volunteers in the Nogales office of the Sonoran State Commission for the Care of Migrants is a checklist of migrant concerns: food, water and a bus ticket home.
  • Back to Mexico
  • A sign hand- lettered by volunteers in the...
  • Jay Rochlin
  • Sep 7, 2006
  • Vallet bathes de la Paz's aching feet, which were blistered and bruised in a days-long hike in the hilly desert north of Sasabe.
  • Back to Mexico
  • Vallet bathes de la Paz's aching feet, which...
  • Jay Rochlin
  • Sep 7, 2006
  • Weary migrants marooned in Nogales, Sonora, tell a No More Deaths volunteer tales of their long journey.
  • Back to Mexico
  • Weary migrants marooned in Nogales, Sonora, tell a...
  • Jay Rochlin
  • Sep 7, 2006
  • When undocumented migrant Marta Gomez Garcia broke her thigh bone in the Sonoran Desert, her smuggler threatened to shoot her to put her out of her misery.
  • Marta's Story
  • When undocumented migrant Marta Gomez Garcia broke her...
  • Jay Rochlin
  • Oct 27, 2005
  • On this day, some Mexican migrants gave up their hopes of getting into the U.S. in order to save a stranger's life. Here, they help the Border Patrol carry her out of the desert. From left, Ral Cruz Uribe of Hidalgo, BORSTAR rescue agents Vincent Hampel, Julie Gallagher and Dan McClafferty, and another migrant from Hidalgo who declined to give his name.
  • Marta's Story
  • On this day, some Mexican migrants gave up...
  • Jay Rochlin
  • Oct 27, 2005
  • Julie Gallagher and Dan McClafferty (obscured) insert an IV into Marta Gomez Garcia's arm. One of just two female BORSTAR agents in Southern Arizona, Gallagher is a former college gymnast.
  • Marta's Story
  • Julie Gallagher and Dan McClafferty (obscured) insert an...
  • Jay Rochlin
  • Oct 27, 2005
  • Maria, Isaiah, 2 1/2, and Isaac Cruz Olguin of Hidalgo, Mexico, sit along Arivaca Road awaiting deportation. They were part of a group that alerted the Border Patrol that a Honduran woman lay injured in the desert.
  • Marta's Story
  • Maria, Isaiah, 2 1/2, and Isaac Cruz Olguin...
  • Jay Rochlin
  • Oct 27, 2005

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