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Recap: Your questions on drugs, organized crime, guns and poverty along Mexico's border

Marisol Espinoza, a 20-year-old woman from Chiapas, Mexico in a shelter for deportees and migrants the night after she was deported from the United States. She crossed the into the United States and walked through the Arizona desert for 6-days until she was arrested by the U.S. Border Patrol.

Louie Palu/ZUMA Press

Join us to discuss issues of drugs, organized crime, guns and poverty in Mexico's border regions, with photojournalist Louie Palu.

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For nearly a year, Mr. Palu criss-crossed more than 3,000 kilometres of US.-Mexico border to capture powerful images of violence and despair and document the U.S. effort to keep smugglers and migrants out. His travels took him deep within cartel country in Culiacán, Sinaloa, through multiple border towns and to Washington, D.C.

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