The Right to Grow Old II

I visited shelters and train yards in the southern Mexican state of Chiapas. I spoke with newly crossed Central American migrants in Tapachula and Arriaga where they shared their experience on the route and why they’ve migrated.

They all had their own different reasons to migrate, as well as different strategies in making it to the border. I spoke with migrants who were planning to travel by the train known as La Bestia.