A Mexican theme park attraction - "La Caminata Nocturna," a three-hour, nighttime, simulated border crossing attempt.
"It’s like dinner theater, except there’s no food and at times participants seem genuinely afraid for their lives."
It's actually a business venture started by young people to discourage illegal immigration as well as create jobs. An intriguing project. Part education, part entertainment and conceived by locals in response to what they consider significant community needs.
Full article here.
According to this article, illegal immigration in this area has been on the rise and is overwhelming the local police force.
I have yet to find succinct and trustworthy information about the effect all of this is having on the community, and on individuals. Who makes the decision to leave, and what are the reasons? What inspired this group of young people to attempt to combat this? Why did they choose to do it in this way?
My online brainstorm and sketchbook. Here's what I'm working on and what I'm inspired by.