Author: nancy-judith-gonzalez-soto

Cubans living on bridges at the US-mexican border

“It’s been a horror movie to get here,” George Zamora tells me while he remembers his 13-month long journey from Cuba. Today, he lives outside on the Ysleta-Zaragoza International Bridge, which connects Ciudad Jerez with El Paso, Texas. He stays there with the hope that he will be able to request political asylum in the US. Ciudad Jerez is a Mexican city that shares its border with the US and the main source of its residents’ income comes from large scale manufacturing for multinational corporations. A floating population is very common in this desert land, which is nearly almost...

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