A Transformative Journey
Notre Dame Experiences Life at the Border
In January 2016, a dozen Notre Dame faculty members and community partners from South Bend went to Tucson, AZ for a four-day Mexican Border Immersion seminar. The program is designed to provide insight into the complex issue of immigration and policy within the context of Catholic social teaching.
As part of the seminar, participants made water drops in the remote Sonoran Desert. This is one area where migrants travel, where the terrain is rugged and dangerous. Thousands of migrants have died trying to cross the area over the years.Read the story