December 25, 2022
A Migrant Holiday Season on the Border
US Border Patrol agents review documents of individuals suspected of attempted illegal entry in 2019. Photo: CBP.
"There's no work. Everything is expensive, and now there is no public safety... It even worsened after COVID," said Juan Manuel, a young Nicaraguan who spent 23 days with his wife and infant son before arriving in the Paso del Norte borderland on a road paved with bribe-hungry Mexican immigration "officials."
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