“I pass this spot every day,” writes @nytimes reporter @fotojulie. “It’s a nexus between 1 lives, shuttling people to family, businesses and dreams on the other side of the border.” In a lot off a main thoroughfare in the heart of Denver, this is Autobuses Los Paisanos, or “the buses of the people.” These $65 buses ferry immigrants in Colorado off to visit deported children, to attend weddings and funerals, and to move home after years of work in factories and fields. Sometimes, @fotojulie — who is based in Denver — stops to chat with the people waiting in lines. “I’ve come to see this place as a window into a deeply American feature: The immigrant’s split soul,” she writes. @nickcotephoto photographed 1-year-old Said Portillo waiting to board a bus heading to Chihuahua, Mexico, with his family last month.
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