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  • Photo Essay
  • Mizue Aizeki

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Figure 1.

Sonoyta, Sonora, Mexico. July 2006. Looking into Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, Arizona, USA.

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Tijuana, Baja California Norte, Mexico. March 2001. Here at Las Playas, Tijuana, the wall slices into the Pacific Ocean.

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Tijuana, Baja California Norte, Mexico. September 2005. Boundary marker between Tijuana and Border Field State Park in California.

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Imperial Beach, California, U.S.A. September 2005. People gather here daily at what is today called Border Field State Park to meet with loved ones on the other side of the barrier.

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Jacumba, California, U.S.A. and Jacume, Baja California Norte, Mexico. March 2001.

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Westwood Section of Los Angeles, California, July 4, 1998. Demonstration held by Voice of Citizens Together at U.S. Federal Building in favor of border militarization.

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Douglas, Arizona. June 2004. “Terrorists Love Open Borders.”

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Tijuana, Baja California Norte, Mexico. September 2005. Alex had lived in Los Angeles for many years, was recently deported, leaving behind his partner and their young daughter.

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Calexico, California, U.S.A. June 2004. This father had been deported to Mexico three months prior, and since then the family had been meeting daily at the wall. A year later, we discovered that U.S. authorities had put a layer of mesh along the steel bars in this area to greatly reduce physical contact through the barrier.

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Figure 10.

Mount Hope Cemetery, San Diego, California. May2001. No Olvidado (Not Forgotten). Ceremony marking the graves of unidentified migrants who died crossing the border.

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Figure 11.

Nogales, Sonora, Mexico. October 2005. Members of Danza Mexica Cuauhtemoc at annual border mobilization, organized by Derechos Humanos of Tucson and others, where marchers from Nogales, Arizona, converge with marchers from Nogales, Sonora, at the U.S.-Mexico boundary.

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Figure 12.

San Ysidro, California, U.S.A. September 2005. Protest against the launch of “Friends of the Border Patrol.”

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Additional Information

ISSN
1080-6490
Print ISSN
0003-0678
Pages
pp. 835-846
Launched on MUSE
2011-01-14
Open Access
No
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