As he walks down a street on his long journey to the United States, a man carries a bag that contains his most important possessions. He holds hands with a young woman, around his same age, whom he's leaving behind. The man has closed his eyes. His mouth is silent. The life he has known since childhood, "home," is about to disappear for an uncertain future that holds promise and peril, perhaps even death. This is the moment — the leap of faith that thousands of people take every day from countries in Africa, the Middle East, South America, and elsewhere — that Joel Bergner has captured in his Mission... More >>>
Photograph by Camila Bernal
Just off the beaten track, a quick story of immigration.