The host organization of Hostile Terrain 94. UMP is a long-term anthropological study of clandestine movement between Latin America and the United States that uses ethnography, archaeology, visual anthropology, and forensic science to understand this violent social process and raise awareness through research, education, and public outreach.
A humanitarian organization based in southern Arizona. The mission of No More Deaths is to end death and suffering in the Mexico–US borderlands through civil initiative: people of conscience working openly and in community to uphold fundamental human rights.
“Our primary mission is to save desperate people from a horrible death by dehydration and exposure and to create a just and humane environment in the borderlands. We locate our water stations on government and privately owned land with permission from the landowners.”
St. Louis Organizations
“Through education and organizing, we convene an inter-faith community to accompany the people of Latin America in their work for human rights and social justice.”
“The Migrant and Immigrant Community Action Project (MICA Project) is a community organization committed to working with low-income immigrants to overcome barriers to justice. The MICA Project utilizes legal services, organizing, advocacy, and education to promote the voice and human dignity of immigrant communities.”
In the news
- 1/5/2021 Following a spike in migrant deaths, a new law could help identify the dead by Ryan Desereaux, The Intercept
- 5/3/2020 Desert or sea: Coronavirus traps migrants in mid-route danger zone, LA Times
- To Stop Border Crossings, the U.S. Made the Journey Deadlier by Leah Varjaques & Jessia Ma, NY Times Magazine