This project blossomed from a conversation I had with Xochitl and Etsio while they were canvassing on election day in Long Island. The more I spoke to them, the more the complications of their situation revealed itself.
The photos are a collaboration between the Méndez-Flores' and myself. For security reasons, the
Bhaskar is completing her M.S. in Journalism at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. She is also a 2017 Overseas Press Club Scholar.
Gabriela Bhaskar is available for assignments worldwide.
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