Tijuana’s ‘tent city’ shelters deported immigrants | PHOTOS

Written by Michelle García, photographs by Erin Siegal McIntyre.  TIJUANA, Mexico — There was a time when Javier Reyes conferred with architects about building plans, when a day's work meant constructing new homes for Californians near Bakersfield. But the world of bricks and plywood he once knew has been replaced by a sea of brightly colored … Continue reading Tijuana’s ‘tent city’ shelters deported immigrants | PHOTOS

Latest Clip: New York Times

I photographed Dr. Javier Lopez of Tijuana's Instituto de Medicina Regenerativa. The story, "Stem Cell Treatments Overtake Science," is by science writer Laura Beil. "Maggie Alejos arrived here in June from St. Anne, Ill., with her husband, her daughter and a cashier’s check for $13,500, payable to the Regenerative Medicine Institute. Rail-thin, with an oxygen tube … Continue reading Latest Clip: New York Times

PHOTOS: Thousands Protest Peña Nieto in Tijuana

In nationwide demonstrations on Saturday, tens of thousands of Mexicans peacefully took to the streets in protest of President-elect Enrique Peña Nieto, accusing his party, the PRI, of corruption and vote-buying. In Mexico City, a reported 50,000 people participated in the "MegaMarcha," while a simultaneous demonstration in Tijuana had an estimated 10,000 participants. Additional marches … Continue reading PHOTOS: Thousands Protest Peña Nieto in Tijuana

Finding Fernanda: Pictures from an Investigation

The New Yorker | Finding Fernanda: Pictures from an Investigation “Finding Fernanda,” the first book by the photojournalist and investigative reporter Erin Siegal, uncovers pervasive fraud in the international adoption industry, specifically between Guatemala and the U.S. It’s not a photo book, but photographs are central to its conception. The story began in December of 2007, when, … Continue reading Finding Fernanda: Pictures from an Investigation

Young Republicans Debate Party

So Redux called me an hour before the debate tonight, asking me to cover a Young Republicans of New York-sponsored debate watching party. Rad! It would have been so much fun to shoot- except the young Republicans weren't exactly young. Well, ok, with one exception. But his mom wasn't too thrilled with having her photo … Continue reading Young Republicans Debate Party

Ross & Laurie, and the annual Town Hall Meeting

Today I spent my morning interviewing Ross Chatwin and his wife, Laurie, about growing up in the Church and their current excommunicated status. At a special annual event in St. George, there were all-day training sessions on polygamy, followed by an evening Town Hall meeting with both the Attorneys General of Utah and Arizona. My … Continue reading Ross & Laurie, and the annual Town Hall Meeting

what’s a “papal youth rally”?

Actually, it's when Christian musical acts perform for bunch of nuns, seminarians, students from Catholic high schools and universities, and the Pope himself. An excited nun. One of the singers from Christian super-group Toby Mac. The Pope arrives backstage. A devout kid gets to meet him onstage. Kelly Clarkson performs "Ave Maria" for the Pope. … Continue reading what’s a “papal youth rally”?