The last time Lesli Aceituno heard from her husband Fabio was when he called her from Reynosa, Mexico, on June 7, 2011.
Jose Montes says he jumped the fence when he came to the U.S. illegally 30 years ago. He then went back to Mexico a year later to play in his band. When he returned to the U.S., he got caught by U.S. Border Patrol, but was able to get back into the U.S. on a subsequent trip. He is now a U.S. citizen.
Check out the following video, which documents my travels with Humane Borders, a group that sends weekly volunteers to the Sonoran Desert to refill water jugs. Their mission is to prevent deaths in the desert. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S9uLY1ehjog