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Veronica G. Cardenas

Daniel

Ixtepec, Oaxaca, México 11:15 PM I passed through the railroad tracks where la bestia, the Beast, passes through. This is the cargo train that undocumented immigrants take in the southern states of México in order to travel to the northern…

Veronica G. Cardenas

Traveling Soles

250 soles in front of the Humanitarian Respite Center at Sacred Heart Church in McAllen, TX Traveling Soles – The title, phonetically is a play on words, which could mean “Traveling Soles” or “Traveling Souls.” Due to the increase of…

Veronica G. Cardenas

A Trump

Fear and uncertainty, the most prominent feelings that undocumented immigrants are filled with after Donald J. Trump was elected as president of the United States, making him the most powerful man on Earth. The unprecedented President’s bold promises regarding immigration…

VERONICA G. CARDENAS

A Day of the Dead Celebration

There are countless of Día de Muertos, Day of the Dead, celebrations in Oaxaca, México days prior to the actual day which is on November 2nd. I had planned on meeting with some friends in San Agustín Etla, which is about…

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El toro

The house where the killing would happen           I woke up at 6:00 am because I was invited to go see the men kill a bull. At around 5:00 am they do a rosary to then proceed…

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Last Hours of 2015

  My good friend Ramón and I spent the first hours of the morning talking while we ate a taco at a nearby Stripes, which is a convenient store. He encouraged me to “unlock the human potential that we all…

Impromptu Self-Photo shoot

The citizens of fill-in the blank demand “PIZZA!”           The purpose of this post is to hopefully share my experience with some of you that feel challenged because you find it hard to find subjects to…