Maria Luisa with her granddaughter. New York City,1997

Guadalupe returning to New York after finally getting a green card. J.F.K airport, New York, 1998

Cesar once dreamed of being a boxer in his home-town in Peru.
For the past seven years he has lived apart from his family, working as a day laborer in New York City,1997

It is not uncommon for large number of immigrant workers to share the same small apartment, often sleeping in shifts in the same bed. Mount Kisko, New York,1997

When it rains, day-laborers often spend the whole day waiting for work.
These two Ecuadorian men are waiting for work in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, New York,1995