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Fusion's Jorge Ramos on what he learned covering the 2016 race

Why Crossing the Rio Grande Can Be a Death Sentence

Fusion’s Jorge Ramos travels to Laredo, TX to see firsthand how migrants cross into the U.S. from Mexico. Guided by Border Patrol agents on horses, boats, and trucks, Ramos gets a tour of the dangerous Rio Grande River to better understand the threats migrants face when crossing the border. Border Patrol agents explain why the river can mean a death sentence for adults and children who embark on this journey.

Why Crossing the Rio Grande Can Be a Death Sentence

Fusion’s Jorge Ramos travels to Laredo, TX to see firsthand how migrants cross into the U.S. from Mexico. Guided by Border Patrol agents on horses, boats, and trucks, Ramos gets a tour of the dangerous Rio Grande River to better understand the threats migrants face when crossing the border. Border Patrol agents explain why the river can mean a death sentence for adults and children who embark on this journey.

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