What most Americans – progressives certainly included – don’t realize, is that while communities on the West Texas border of Mexico are, indeed, conservative farming towns, they are also places of profound commitment to the immigrant movement.
“They rape [the girls], then they cut their throats. Or if they don’t rape them [and kill them], they leave them pregnant. And if we try to rat them out or go to the police, they’ll kill us. They put us in plastic bags and leave us on the shore,” Carolina said.