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In the peaceful town of Todos Santos, migration has become a rite of passage.

Todos Santos, Guatemala
A dog walks by a home decorated with the American flag painted on its walls, near Todos Santos Cuchumatán, Guatemala. (Marcus Yam/Los Angeles Times)
Todos Santos, Guatemala
Keili Chales, 4, plays with her siblings at home near Todos Santos Cuchumatán, Guatemala. (Marcus Yam/Los Angeles Times)
Todos Santos, Guatemala
Jose Lucas, 57, stands with his motorcycle outside a construction site for a home in Todos Santos. (Marcus Yam/Los Angeles Times)
Todos Santos, Guatemala
Many homes are built with money sent back by immigrants who moved abroad to work. (Marcus Yam/Los Angeles Times)
Todos Santos, Guatemala
Claudia Perez, 45, prepares food while her son Franklin Isael Chales, 5, plays by the side at their home near Todos Santos. (Marcus Yam/Los Angeles Times)
Todos Santos, Guatemala
Franklin Isael Chales, 5, left, looks on as his grandmother Francisca Mendoza, 78, far right, talks about the family’s migration history to the United States, at their home near Todos Santos. (Marcus Yam/Los Angeles Times)
Todos Santos, Guatemala
Claudia Perez, 45, and her daughter Keili Chales, 4, stands outside their home in Todos Santos. (Marcus Yam/Los Angeles Times)
Todos Santos, Guatemala
Dina Calmo and her son Dairo, 9 months, left, spend time with other local residents after celebrating Corpus Christi, as it makes it way through town Todos Santos. (Marcus Yam/Los Angeles Times)
Todos Santos, Guatemala
Residents join in on the procession celebrating Corpus Christi as it makes it way through Todos Santos. (Marcus Yam/Los Angeles Times)
Todos Santos, Guatemala
Residents march in procession celebrating Corpus Christi. (Marcus Yam/Los Angeles Times)
Todos Santos, Guatemala
Priest Edgar Tarax, center, leads residents in a procession celebrating Corpus Christi in Todos Santos. (Marcus Yam/Los Angeles Times)
Todos Santos, Guatemala
Residents pray as the procession celebrating Corpus Christi stops at different points in Todos Santos. (Marcus Yam/Los Angeles Times)
Todos Santos, Guatemala
Residents attend Sunday services in Todos Santos. (Marcus Yam/Los Angeles Times)
Todos Santos, Guatemala
Local residents join in on the procession celebrating Corpus Christi as it makes it way through town Todos Santos. (Marcus Yam/Los Angeles Times)
Todos Santos, Guatemala
A faraway view of the scenic Todos Santos. (Marcus Yam/Los Angeles Times)
Todos Santos, Guatemala
People go about their business on a busy street in Todos Santos. (Marcus Yam/Los Angeles Times)
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