Jason De León's work on the material culture of undocumented migrants in the New York Times Sunday Magazine
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