In February 2014, WOLA researchers spent 12 days at Mexico’s border with Guatemala. We wanted to learn about why the U.S. and Mexican governments want to beef up security in this zone. We wanted to see what the sharp recent rise in migration from Central America looks like from here, where migrants’ journey begins.
We published a big report about what we found, we got help from some remarkable people and organizations on the way, and we took hundreds of photos and recorded several videos. Here are some of them.