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SEARCHING FOR THE LIVING, THE DEAD, AND THE NEW DISAPPEARED ON THE MIGRANT TRAIL IN TEXAS
Preliminary Report on Migrant Deaths in South Texas
This report was written by Christine Kovic in collaboration with the Prevention of Migrant Deaths Working Group of Houston United/Houston Unido. Revised July 15, 2013.
Associate Professor of Anthropology and Cross-Cultural Studies at the University of Houston-Clear Lake, has conducted research in the field of human rights for the past 20 years. Her current research addresses the intersection of human rights and immigration to the U.S., with emphasis on Central American migrants crossing Mexico in the journey to the U.S. and on the human rights and organizing efforts of Latinos in the Houston region.
Houston United/Houston Unido
A coalition of community organizations, has been working to prevent border deaths, stop deportations and detentions, and achieve an immigration reform that allows workers to migrate without being criminalized.