Candelaria, Texas. Footbridge over the Rio Grande to the village of San Antonio del Bravo, Chihuahua, Mexico. The sign to the right warns that it is illegal to enter the United States at this point. This informal crossing was in use for thousands of years before it was closed by the U.S. governement in 1996. Today, mail received in Candelaria for relatives in San Antonio del Bravo must be handed to the Mexican residents in the middle of the bridge under the watchful eye of a U.S. Border Patrol agent. Photo by JoAnn Pospisil.
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