Migrants Pray at Virgin of Guadalupe Shrine — Sasabe, Mexico 2007

Before cross­ing the po­lit­i­cal bound­ary be­tween Mexico and the United States, many mi­grants pre­pare for the jour­ney in the small town of Sasabe. Numerous shops of­fer bot­tled wa­ter, canned foods, and life-sustaining items needed for the trek ahead.