For many who try to cross into the USA from Mexico, Tijuana becomes the ultimate end of their journey. Many from Latin America become trapped in the Mexican border town, unable to get into the USA and unable to return home.
Citing security concerns and environmental issues, US authorities have banned a concert along the US-Mexican border. The musical director of the project says this only fuels his ambition to stand up against nationalism.
Millions of illegal Mexican immigrants live in the USA. The only place they can at least see their relatives and friends from home is the "Friendship Park," located between San Diego and Tijuana. The US Border Patrol allows access to the park for a few hours per week. Families from the Mexican side in particular make regular pilgrimages to the border fence.
Thousands of Haitian migrants stranded in northern Mexico, face being pushed out of shelters to make room for Mexicans deported from the United States. Photographer Valerio Muscella reports from Tijuana.
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