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Borderlands

Faces of the Borderlands

From San Diego, CA, to Brownsville, TX, the nearly 700-mile-long border wall has fractured communities and drastically altered the lives of countless individuals. The following profiles tell some of the stories that you haven't heard. They introduce you to individuals and families impacted by the wall and separated from their land. Click on the photos below to read their stories, and take further action here.

Dan Millis and Josseline
Dan Mills and Josseline
Rev. John Fanestil
John Fanestil and Friendship Park
Dr. Eloisa Tamez
Dr. Eloisa Tamez
Christian Ramirez
Christian Ramirez
Noel Benavidez
Noel Benavidez
Valer and Joe Austin
Valer Austin
Smoking Joe Martinez
Smoking Joe Martinez
Ofelia Rivas and the O'Odham
Ofelia Rivas and the O'Odham
Bill Odle and Ellen Logue
Bill Odle and Ellen Logue

 

Thanks to Krista Schlyer (enviro-pic.org) for creating the Faces of the Borderlands and for photos donated by ilcp.com.

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