Mexico Life After Deportation

August 5, 2011 - 3:30 AM
In this photo taken June 24, 2011, homeless men stand in their makeshift camp, next to a flood gate of a Tijuana River canal, in Tijuana, Mexico. During the day, deportees who find themselves in Tijuana look for work and flee Mexican police, who will jail them for not having papers, just like in the U.S. At night they take refuge in the canals, beneath bridges or in shacks made of wood, among drug addicts and people with mental health problems; a few feet from the rusty barrier that separates the country of their birth from the country where they worked years for a better life. (AP Photo/Alejandro Cossio)