To circumvent the Falfurrias checkpoint, undocumented immigrants hike through harsh terrain covered in sand and thick brush with temperatures that can reach 115 degrees Fahrenheit in summer months. Above: an aerial shot of Brooks County, June 2014.
To comply with US immigration law, Exelina Hernandez would have to risk her life.
With migrants streaming through south Texas, landowners are caught between protecting their property and saving lives.
A Guatemalan diplomat struggles to save her countrymen in south Texas and nearly loses herself.
A south Texas sheriff’s department with dwindling resources struggles to cope with a growing immigration crisis.