Sunday, September 21, 2014

Arizona Non-Profit Helps Keep Dehydrated Migrants Alive

VOAVideo: Arizona Non-Profit Helps Keep Dehydrated Migrants Alive

The Sonoran desert, a common crossing point for illegal immigration into the United States, is one of the hottest places in North America. Many who attempt the journey become dehydrated and die along the way. This has prompted one non-profit organization to provide migrants with what they need most to survive. From Three Points, Arizona, I'm Ramon Taylor for VOA News.
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Also see: VOAVideo: Dehydration Is Top Killer of Among Southern Arizona's Migrants

The border separating the United States and Mexico spans 3,200 kilometers from the Gulf of Mexico to Baja California. Yet for the countless undocumented immigrants who attempt to cross each year, the journey is difficult, and often deadly. VOA's Ramon Taylor takes us to southern Arizona, where dehydration among migrants is the number one cause of death.

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