No More Deaths

Sergio Medrano, (R) and another volunteer from the Mexican relief organization Agua Para Vida talk with a worker from the government funded migrant relief organization Grupo Beta while out checking watering stations placed in the desert to aid migrants.

Women Convicted for Leaving Food and Water for Migrants

The No More Deaths volunteers face up to six months in prison after a federal judge found them guilty of “abandonment of property.”

People walking through the desert carrying water jugs. Blue sky above them, scrubby green plants in rocky, sandy soil around them.

WATCH: Feds Crack Down on Volunteers Helping Migrants Survive the Arizona Desert

Nine humanitarian volunteers are facing federal charges after leaving water bottles for migrants in the Arizona desert. Colorlines talks to members of No More Deaths about their work and the consequences of their solidarity.