Every week, a little league team in El Paso, Texas, practices late at night under piercing lights. In the distance looms a large, illuminated red “X,” marking the Mexico side of the U.S.-Mexico border.
The team is made up of 11-year-old boys, all of whom have grown up within a stone’s throw of the border. They’ve grown up knowing this area of the U.S. — one that is currently a hotbed for political debate on immigration — as home.
Now, two brothers who also grew up along the border are helping to tell the stories of countless people who live in the regionYonathan Moya and Jordan Moya traveled the 2,000-mile stretch from Brownsville, Texas, to San Diego, California, in a span of nine days, hoping to capture life on the border through photos and personal anecdotes. Read more…