California Watch: No Known Migrant Drownings Since Buoys Installed

Courtesy USGS

The U.S. Border Patrol is waiting before lifesaving buoys installed in the All-American Canal are declared a success – but in the months since the devices were put in place, nobody has died in the fast-moving waters separating Mexico and California.

In September, the Imperial Irrigation District began placing 105 lines of buoys in the All-American Canal, an 82-mile waterway that frequently claims the lives of migrants attempting to cross into the United States . . . (more)