Roc Morin

Divided Families Meet to Touch Fingertips Through Tijuana’s Border Fence

In order to see Enrique Morones, I had to press my face against the steel-reinforced wire mesh of a 20-foot wall. I was in Tijuana, Mexico and the immigration activist was inches away in the U.S. city of San Diego, California. “This is how we shake hands here,” he explained pushing the ends of his fingers through several of the narrow mesh openings. “We touch fingertips.”

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