Jason De León's work on the material culture of undocumented migrants to the US on the southern border is back in the news, receiving both mention and a photo in the New York Times Sunday Magazine. 

Backpacks From the Border: http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2013/07/21/magazine/look-backpacks-border.html?_r=0

 

More recent articles on Jason’s Undocumented Migration Project:

Migrants' trash in Southern Arizona offers glimpse of history: http://azstarnet.com/news/local/border/migrants-trash-in-southern-arizona-offers-glimpse-of-history/article_fac7ac2b-b74f-5cb1-8ec1-73d61e813e17.html

Anthropology prof discovers ‘new type of’ illegal immigrant who knows only American life: http://dailycaller.com/2013/07/15/anthropology-prof-discovers-new-type-of-illegal-immigrant-who-knows-only-american-life/

The Things They Carried: Jason De Leon's Undocumented Migration Project: http://thehairpin.com/2013/07/the-things-they-carried-jason-de-leons-undocumented-migration-project