Born and raised in El Paso, De la Rosa has served on the U.S.-Mexico Border Health Commission since President George Bush appointed him in 2003. Helping migrants get the health care they need is fulfilling he says. But many days he’s frustrated and overwhelmed by the lack of government support.

Born and raised in El Paso, De la Rosa has served on the U.S.-Mexico Border Health Commission since President George Bush appointed him in 2003. Helping migrants get the health care they need is fulfilling he says. But many days he’s frustrated and overwhelmed by the lack of government support.