“Lalo Aguilar was born in the Mexican border city of Juárez 29 years ago, carries a Mexican passport and lives in Mexico City. Yet he speaks of Mexico as a kind of foreign country, a place to which he was banished. “Exile,” he calls it. In 2012, after living nearly his entire life as an undocumented immigrant in Utah, he was deported to Mexico after an altercation with some police officers over an immigration-enforcement bill he was protesting. “
Read the whole article, Young Migrants’ Return to Mexico Is More ‘Exile’ Than Homecoming, here
Learn more about Jill Andersen’s project, Otros Dreams En Acción Community Space In Mexico City, here.