In mid-October 2018, a large group of migrants, mostly from Central America, started walking towards the US border. Fleeing poverty and gang violence, some tried to cross legally and were offered asylum in Mexico. Others were given a 45-day visitor pass. Frustrated with the delays, some decided to push forward illegally into Mexico.
It’s time for these women’s mountain-moving work to be recognised and celebrated
'It’s a strange case, it’s happened before, but it’s still strange.'