Monthly Archives: May 2012

Photo Essay: A Long and Silent Border War

From December to April I was on the U.S. southern border travelling between Arizona and Texas. This is a collection of photographs I took during those months. I begin this photo essay on the Tohono O’odham Nation, located in southern Arizona in tribute to the life of Alfonso Martinez Sanchez, whose body was found in […]

The Ordeal of Pérez Méndez

It’s true, Pérez Méndez doesn’t look 21. He has the soft facial features of a 14 year old child or younger, which make the interaction between him and U.S. Magistrate Judge Jacqueline Marshall in the Tucson federal courthouse even more painful to watch. Pérez Méndez’s crime occurred four days before when he crossed the U.S.-Mexico […]