Patrick O. Strickland – Independent Journalist

AJE: Living on the edges- Life in the colonias of Texas

My latest story at Al Jazeera English is the third part of a four-piece series on the most marginalised and dispossessed communities in the US amid elections.

The colonias – or impromptu rural communities outside of city limits – lined the US-Mexico border and suffer from a systematic lack of infrastructure.

Click here to read the whole story. Photos by Shaghayegh Tajvidi for Al Jazeera English.

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