A man walks through traffic at the Puente Internacional Paso del Norte border crossing in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico.
Barriers sit alongside the road leading from a U.S. border crossing outside a tent detention facility holding undocumented immigrant minors in Tornillo, TX.
Discarded clothes sit along the side of the road near a pecan farm about a mile from the U.S./Mexico border in Tornillo, TX.
Shane McMahon, a federal public defender, holds a stack of files from immigration and deportation cases, including Hector Antonio Melendez-Alvarez, who appeared in federal court in El Paso, TX after being separated from his child while trying to cross the border illegally.
José-Antonio García Manuel, 27, poses for a portrait, wearing clothes given to him when he arrived at the Catholic-run Casa del Migrante shelter for deportees and asylum seekers in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico. García Manuel applied for asylum with his then-pregnant wife and was denied and deported while his wife was allowed to stay. New arrivals are often given the same clothes so they can wash their only other clothes they were deported in.
Rosaries, baggage tags and detentions center identification badges sit on a cross near a bible, left by deportees and asylum seekers in an effort to shed their burdens and as an offering for good luck in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico.
People walk past a 24-hour bail bonds office near the federal immigration courthouses in El Paso, TX.
An employee waves to the regulars as she gets off her shift at Rosa's Cantina, which plays a central part in the famous Western ballad "El Paso" by Marty Robbins in El Paso, TX.
Young day laborers jump in the back of a pickup truck in Anapra, one of the poorest neighborhoods, of Ciudad Juárez, Mexico.
María Carmen Rodrieguez was deported with her husband and is staying in the Catholic charity-run Casa del Migrante in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico.
Aldopho Telles, El Paso County Republican Chairman, walks near the border fence between the United States and Mexico in El Paso, TX. El Paso votes only 37% Republican, despite being in a strongly Republican state, and is heavily influenced by Mexican immigration and culture.
Gerardo Soto, 35, illegally immigrated to the United States from Guerrero, Mexico with his family when he was 7, fell in with gangs and drugs, but had been clean for about 10 years when he was picked up at a park by police in Salt Lake City, Utah for loitering and eventually deported, then dropped here at Casa del Migrante in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico.
Clothes of recently-deported women hang on a line outside the women's residences at the Catholic-run Casa del Migrante shelter for deportees and asylum seekers in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico.
Municipal Police for the state of Chihuahua, Mexico make their way through downtown Ciudad Juárez, Mexico just feet from the Puente Internacional Paseo del Norte border crossing, while a vendor sells items for change so people can pay to cross the border.
The sun rises over Anapra, the poorest neighborhood of Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, right along the United States/Mexico border wall and a common location for coyotes (human traffickers) to live or cross through. The border fence doesn’t run continuously across Anapra and it’s easy to just walk over or back.