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VULTURES, FORENSICS, & BORDER POLICY: Why Migrant Bodies Disappear

Why have 10,000 people died in the desert? Links to the organizations and books mentioned in this video: Colibrí Center For Human Rights: Border Angels: Jason De Leon’s Book , The Land of Open Graves: The Devil’s Highway: Thank you Patron deathlings, who make this all possible. WHERE ELSE YOU CAN FIND ME Website: Twitter: Facebook: Instagram: CREDITS Mortician: Caitlin Doughty Writing & Research: Louise Hung (@LouiseHung1) Editor & Graphics: Landis Blair (@landisblair) LEARN MORE “Death as Deterrence: the Desert as a Weapon” “Op-Ed: Protecting migrants – value of life and respect of the dead” Radio lab “Border Trilogy” “Trump keeps making it harder for people to seek asylum legally” “An Anthropologist Unravels the Mysteries of Mexican Migration” “The Forensic Dentist Who’s Reviving Mexico’s Unidentified Corpses” “They Have a Mission in the Desert: Finding the Bodies of Border Crossers” “Volunteers Leaving Water for MigrantsTraveling to the United States Border Are Helping Save Lives”