The Border Commuters

 
  Pamela Pena, 25, with her niece Vistoria Cronel, 5. Pamela crosses the border at least once a week to study dentistry. She was born in San Diego but lives in Tijuana. Alexia Webster

Pamela Pena, 25, with her niece Vistoria Cronel, 5. Pamela crosses the border at least once a week to study dentistry. She was born in San Diego but lives in Tijuana. Alexia Webster

The Outline - Sept 8, 2017

"On the Mexican side of San Ysidro Port of Entry on the border of California, traffic starts backing up long before the sun rises. Commuters shift their gears into park; lower their seatbacks for pre-dawn naps; buy Mexican grilled corn or burritos from street vendors; and listen to roving musicians strumming traditional norteño ballads — anything to help pass the time as they wait to enter the United States for the start of the American work day."

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