The U.S.-Mexico border remains largely closed to migrants because of the coronavirus pandemic. But the number of illegal border crossings is way up — and so are expulsions.
After they were arrested for blocking a highway near a Border Patrol checkpoint on Indigenous Peoples Day, activists will be in court. They say sacred sites are being desecrated by the border wall.
Wildlife and Indigenous communities have long relied on Quitobaquito Spring for freshwater in the middle of the Sonoran Desert.