Check out photographs from along the U.S./Mexico border on the New York Times’ website. Contributions from myself and colleagues, including an award-winning shot taken by collaborator Murphy Woodhouse. Most of mine are from my Instagram feed, which you can see now on the left-hand side of my blog.
First published at Truthout and losdeportados.arizona.edu By Murphy Woodhouse and ST McNeil Alberto Laborin Villa got to Mexico with what he had on: a pair of slacks and a gray dress shirt. His pockets were empty: no money and no identification. He had no phone numbers either because his phone was back home in Pasco, Washington. Alberto was in Nogales, Sonora, now, and home was about as far away as a place could be for Alberto that night, his first after [...]
It is finally complete: a 12-minute documentary about people deported from around the United States to Nogales, Mexico. The process was arduous, shocking, and illuminating. Please, watch the video and hear voices of the voiceless, read the narrative story at deportados.arizona.edu, and comment on anything – this is an important issue was well as a learning opportunity for the public and us as filmmakers. This was made by me and Murphy Woodhouse, with some excellent videographic help from Josh Morgan, [...]