Following the Migrant Trail
After spending more than six years documenting the movement of undocumented migrants from Mexico to the U.S. through the Sonoran Desert of Arizona, De León recently turned his attention to those fleeing violence and poverty in Central America for their chance to make it to the U.S.
His research seeks to put a face to the migration experience and to understand a process that is highly politicized and poorly understood.
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