Central American Immigrants Rest In Northern Mexico On Their Journey To The United States (Photo Essay)

The Latin American News Dispatch, 5/23/2011

Every year an estimated 300,000 migrants — mostly from Central America — cross Mexico’s southern border on their way to the United States. It’s a dangerous journey that can easily end in frustration. To help migrants on their way, a network of shelters has developed to provide food, lodging and healthcare. Latin America News Dispatch contributor John Sevigny visited one of these shelters, Belén Posada del Migrante in the northern city of Saltillo, on May 19 and May 20 and sent us this photo essay.

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