The BBC and other sources report a New York artist is selling sneakers for illegal aliens for $215 that include a built in map and compass.
Judi Werthein, formerly froom Argentina, calls them “brinco” – literally “jump” in Spanish.
The trainers are equipped with a compass, light, map and painkillers
The artist was commissioned by a cross-border arts exhibition called inSite to develop a project that “intervened” in some aspect of border life.
They have a flag of Mexico and a portrait of the patron saint of travelers.
While the sneakers sell for $215, they are made in China for $17.
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