The Dehumanization of the Immigrant and Political Warfare in the U.S.

Dehumanizing the other is a prior step to the violation of their human rights. The transformation of the immigrant experience into an abstract statistic, into a criminal act, into an excuse to manipulate or settle extraneous and extemporaneous political conflicts, are forms of this erasure of the human that entails violence. This is the current case of the migrant population, which has become a wild card in political struggles within the territory of the United States.

206 Migrants Found Abandoned in Trailer and Forced to Ingest Substances

While abandoned trailers were carrying about 100 passengers in the past, with the worsening crisis it would appear that the traffickers have now doubled the numbers, packing in over 200 migrants in inhuman conditions.
As part of our ongoing collaboration with Frayba, Schools for Chiapas is currently recruiting voluntary workers to work at a migrant center here in Chiapas. If you are interested in showing your solidarity, please visit our webpage at https://schoolsforchiapas.org/become-a-human-rights-observer/

One step away from arriving. Mexico and its migratory reality

“This is the hardest thing I have ever done,” says Maria about making the decision to emigrate, and she is grateful to God every day for taking care of her on her journey. Maria did not expect the territorial dimension that Mexico has and comments that it has undoubtedly been the most difficult country for her to cross. The complexity of the terrain, the susceptibility to violence, the distance and the hygiene and health care are the main characteristics that Maria mentions.

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