•   According to what you know, what is the best month to cross without papers?

•   Now I will show you some pictures. Of the things shown in these drawings, which are the three most concerning to a person crossing without papers, in the order of concern?

ο   Bandits or gangs

ο   Extreme temperatures or other natural hazards

ο   Immigration officer

ο   Imprisonment if they catch you

ο   Mexican police

ο   Not finding work on the other side

ο   The wall

SOURCE: Mexican Migration Field Research Project. (Translated from Spanish by the panel.) Questionnaire on file with panel.



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