A transformative journey: Notre Dame experiences life at the border

Author: Brendan O’Shaughnessy

Border Immersion

A dozen Notre Dame faculty members and community partners from South Bend went to Tucson, Arizona, to hear migrants’ stories during a four-day Mexican Border Immersion seminar in early January. The faculty and student groups participated in activities ranging from talks with community activists to hikes through the desert with humanitarians who deliver water, and from witnessing border violation court procedures to visiting the morgue that attempts to identify migrant bodies recovered from the desert. The students also heard from the other side, meeting with Border Patrol agents and ranchers in the area.

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