• Crisis

    migrant death counts

    The Dead Must Be Counted

    An unknown number of people who die from COVID-19, like migrants who die during perilous journeys, are left out of governments' official death counts.

  • Snapshot

    mexico border - A child’s backpack abandoned on a migrant trail in the Tumacácori Mountains suffers the decay of time.

    What Migrants Leave Behind

    Piles of backpacks, empty water jugs, and even high heels left scattered on migrant trails leave visible markers of the desperation and endurance of those who traveled there.