Please provide a short summary of chapter one of The Devil's Highway by Luis Alberto Urrea.
Luis Alberto Urrea is a journalist who did extensive research on a tragic incident for his book The Devil's Highway. Twenty-six men (known as the Wellstone 26) left Mexico for the United States, but tragically only twelve of them survived. Those who lost their lives are known as the Yuma 14. This book is the story of those twenty-six men as well commentary on how border crossings between Mexico and the United States work--or do not work.
Chapter one of this book establishes the historical context of a place known as The Devil's Highway....
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