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Notes Photo June 1, 2021

Haunting for the Beauty, or the Stalking?

Beauty and subtlety distracts from the reality of asylum seekers in this news photos from the US/Mexico border.

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Chatting the Pictures Video September 4, 2020

Chatting the Pictures: Naturalization Ceremony at GOP Convention All for Show

In this highlight video, we probe the ethical and visual dynamics of a "surprise" naturalization ceremony staged at the White House for the Republican Convention.

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Notes Photo June 11, 2019

Mexican Forces Give Their All for the Cameras to Placate Trump

With Trump on their backs over immigration deal, Mexico put the "show" in "show of force" at its southern border.

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Notes Photo February 16, 2019

Mexican American, American Mexican

The photo helps us visualize "remigration,” the controversial practice that sends thousands of American schoolchildren on a permanent semester abroad.

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Notes Photo February 7, 2019

Why Wall Breaching Photos Don’t Capture the Border Crossing Story

These photos remind us that immigrants are not an organized caravan or an impending wave of bodies. They are mostly alone, navigating one step at a time.

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