#1 If you don’t pay attention while driving, you could end up in Mexico.
The national conversation on family separation is at a high pitch right now. Youth Radio’s team covering the border spoke with young people from El Paso, Texas and Juarez, Mexico–who grew up never seeing the border as a dividing line.
A yearlong in-depth investigation finds several human rights violations at the Mexican border including families being ripped apart.
Although some members of the migrant caravan have been allowed to begin the process to request asylum, dozens are still left outside in tents.
Each new piece is a way for me to connect to an identity that was stripped from me.
Zola Cervantes, 17, knows the impact deportation can have on a family first hand. Her dad was deported when she was 11. This story was produced by Youth Radio in collaboration with Boyle Heights Beat.