Secundino Funes with his wife and two of their five children. Last year, he borrowed 85,000 quetzales, about $11,000 to make the trip north but the U.S. Border Patrol caught him. “I owe 85,000 quetzales. I have to pay it back. I can’t earn it here,” Funes says. “So I have to go back to the other side again to earn some money to pay my debt.”

Secundino Funes with his wife and two of their five children. Last year, he borrowed 85,000 quetzales, about $11,000 to make the trip north but the U.S. Border Patrol caught him. “I owe 85,000 quetzales. I have to pay it back. I can’t earn it here,” Funes says. “So I have to go back to the other side again to earn some money to pay my deb