INDEPENDENT LENS: The Undocumented

INDEPENDENT LENS: The Undocumented

Wed, 09/16/2015 - 7:00pm

Clemencia looks for her husband´╗┐.

Credit: Courtesy of Marco Williams´╗┐

Meet the Arizonans who try to identify the bodies of illegal crossers lost in the desert.´╗┐ The blistering deserts of southern Arizona have been littered with the scorched and desiccated bodies of more than 2,000 illegal border crossers in the past decade and a half. The grisly task of locating and identifying them falls to overwhelmed local coroners and tireless volunteers, who attempt to provide closure to devastated families.´╗┐ INDEPENDENT LENS: The Undocumented´╗┐ airs Wednesday, Septmeber, 2016 at 7 p.m. on WXXI World.