Ajo Residents, Activists Protest Inhumane Conditions for Asylum Seekers
People still being held outside during punishing heatwave at the remote Ajo Border Patrol station in Arizona.
It felt like walking into the mouth of a furnace as we climbed the hill, near Ajo, Arizona, sidestepping cholla and cactus. The Southwest had been under an excessive heat warning for weeks. It was so hot, a local resident claimed that the saguaros at the Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument were boiling inside.
Wearing hats and carrying binoculars, Ana Sa…