El Refugio para Personas Migrantes “La 72”
Case HistoryStatus: Threatened
When people just disappear, their relatives and loved ones are left in an emotional limbo. The mothers I meet tell me it feels like a slow death, not knowing where their sons and daughters are.
Rubén Figueroa is a staff member of El Refugio para Personas Migrantes “La 72” (The “72” Refuge for Migrant Persons), a shelter for immigrants located in Tenosique, Tabasco, southern Mexico. He is also a member of the Movimiento Migrante Mesoamericano (Mesoamerican Migrant Movement).