Where They Walk: Scouting A Migration Trail With Border Angels

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A gate with a bullet-ridden sign marks the trailhead for a path in the desert. People migrating from south of the border pass through here.
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A cross and water gallon sit in the desert along the path as symbols for hope & life.
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Perched on a rock, a first aid kit, toe warmer and tampons wait to be used.
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US military presence at the border. Concertina wire being installed on the wall. Half a mile down, the wall stops.

Photo Series: Documenting A National Emergency

With the declaration of a “national emergency” from the White House, we set out to find out what that looks like on any given day.

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The view through the border fence on Playas De Tijuana, looking towards San Diego, during the National Emergency.
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A couple walks along the beach in Playas De Tijuana during the National Emergency.
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Construction workers step into Mexico through a panel they removed during the National Emergency.
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A construction worker ties string onto a spool through the border wall panel his team has removed during the National Emergency. US Customs and Border Patrol is nowhere in sight.
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A section of the border wall in Tijuana, Mexico. The art reads “What about the Mexican dream?”
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Concertina wire as seen through the border wall on Playas De Tijuana.
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A border patrol vehicle seen late at night through the border wall near Friendship Park.
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Razor wire as seen through the border wall on Playas De Tijuana.