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PREVIEW Movement of the People from Exodus/Exodo, by Charles Bowden and Julian Cardona, from UT Press in October PHOTOS BY JULIAN CARDONA Checkpoint at El Tortugo, thirty miles south of the border in Sdsabe, Sonora. From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Mexican federal officers count every passenger in vans packed with migrants going north. After dark, migrants, including many Central Americans, go uncounted. Ak e , Twenty-seven people, including women and children, leave Sdsabe heading northeast into Arizona’s Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge. Daytime temperatures in the area can reach 115 degrees in the summer. 16 THE TEXAS OBSERVER JULY 11, 2008