24 May 2007 - Border crossing poses danger to children

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Like many others in Altar, Mexico, 'Enrique' searches for a smuggler to get him over the border.

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Production date: 16 February 2007

Duration: 2:40

Keywords: UNICEF, children, Mexico, immigration, border crossing

Main shooting locations: Altar, Mexico

Main sequences: Hundreds of people die each year trying to illegally cross from Mexico into the United States. Altar, Mexico is a farming town of 7,000 people and is where most migrants find a smuggler, known as a coyote, to help them navigate the desert. 

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