Friday, December 11, 2015

“During his 15 years in the United States, Kelvin...

"During his 15 years in the United States, Kelvin Villanueva, an undocumented migrant from Honduras, had never been pulled over while driving. Then, one night last June, a policeman stopped him for a broken taillight. Kelvin was arrested, and after months circuiting prisons and detention centers, he was deemed ineligible for asylum and deported. Over the last 5 years, the U.S. has deported more than half a million Hondurans, Guatemalans and Salvadorans — many of whom, like Kelvin, have had to leave their children behind. While on #nytassignment for @nytmag in #Honduras, @michaelchristopherbrown of @magnumphotos photographed Kelvin on his aunt's property in San Pedro Sula, a city that has held the highest homicide rate in the world for the last 4 years." By nytimes on Instagram.

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