Vandalism could cause illegal immigrants’ death by dehydration

According to a story posted on SignOnSanDiego, water jugs placed just across the U.S.-Mexico border have been vandalized. A group, known as Water Station, maintains 42 gallon containers of water in the desert. The project is an effort to prevent immigrants illegally crossing from Mexico from dying of thirst. Founder John Hunter says “people use these stations as a last resort.” The U.S. Border Patrol reports that “at least 22 people have died trying to cross illegally in the San Diego sector since Oct. 1, 2007.” Read more here.

Source: SignOnSanDiego (Union-Tribune)

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