Sasabe held a recent migrant trail walk, to call attention to those who have died in the desert
A week-long journey across the International Border for a group remembering the people who died trying to cross has come to an end.
Also posted recently is a video of a water drop, one small step to help the situation.
Citizen Truth reporter Jenna Mulligan is reporting live from the border as she travels through Arizona, California and Mexico to get a firsthand account of immigration issues at the U.S.-Mexico border. Look for her video updates on our YouTube channel. On April 26, 2019 Citizen Truth reporter Jenna Mulligan rode along with Jane, a southern…
Also a site of recent crossing of asylum seekers
The group consisted of 134 Central Americans who were walking around the west end of the pedestrian fencing in the border town of Sasabe on Tuesday.
This group living nearby is in favor of some barriers but also humanizes those who cross, as well as pointing out they are mostly in transit to elsewhere
LAUREN GILGER: Lawmakers in D.C. are prepared to pass a border security compromise today. The deal includes almost $1.4 billion for new barriers on the border, as well as money for improved surveillance equipment and more humanitarian aid for detained migrants. But ultimately, this deal affects people living far away from Washington, right next to…
A natural gas pipeline is to be built nearby
After getting a construction green light last month from the U.S. government, crews have been working on a compressor station for Kinder Morgan’s Sierrita pipeline. It runs from near Tucson to the border in Sasabe.Once completed, that facility will more than double the pipeline’s capacity. But it could face competition from other in-the-works pipeline projects…