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Crossing the Border

Roque Planas

This Is What It's Like To Cross The Border Illegally At 13 Years Old

HuffingtonPost.com | Roque Planas | Posted 11.17.2014 | Latino Voices

In 2000, at age 13, José Luis Zelaya immigrated to the United States from Honduras by himself. He was trying to escape an abusive father and reunite ...

My Journey To Reunite With My Mother

Mario Orellana | Posted 11.24.2013 | Teen
Mario Orellana

I just saw a woman hugging me. I couldn't remember! I couldn't recognize her -- her memory had been beaten out of me little by little by my aunt and grandmother. But then I remembered. It all came back: her face, her eyes, her hair, her love.

A New Way To Keep Count For Border Patrol

AP | ELLIOT SPAGAT | Posted 04.22.2013 | Latino Voices

CAMPO, Calif. -- Richard Gordon is one of the Border Patrol's best at spotting the smallest human traces in pursuit of people who enter the U.S. illeg...

Bodies Discovered At Border Reaches Lowest Level In 10 Years

The Arizona Daily Star, Tucson | Perla Trevizo | Posted 04.25.2013 | Latino Voices

The number of undocumented immigrants' bodies found last year in the Arizona desert was the lowest in a decade. During federal fiscal year 2012, 172 ...