Why We Cross the Border in El Paso

A personal essay in which Mexican-American writer Victoria Blanco reflects on change over the years at the border between El Paso, Texas, and Cuidad, Juárez, as immigration patrolling has become increasingly restrictive, and how the Rio Grande, which lies between the two towns, has begun drying up as a result of climate change.

Source: Catapult
Published: Aug 30, 2018
Length: 11 minutes (2,856 words)