By Jasmin López | Published by Making Contact
Over 6,000 migrant deaths were recorded on the U.S. side of the border with Mexico between 1998 and 2013. The true number of deaths is likely higher, and thousands of families never hear from their loved ones again.
This documentary travels to the desert ranch lands of Brooks County and the border town of Reynosa, Tamaulipas to introduce us to the human cost of “prevention through deterrence,” a border enforcement strategy introduced during the Clinton administration.
Deadly Divide is part of an on-going immigration collaboration with Photographer Brandon Thibodeaux exploring the human cost of current a border enforcement strategies.