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Photos Show Rare Glimpse Of How Immigrants Really Live In America

“Anything we can do as people in this profession to just humanize this horrible thing.”

Immigrants. Illegals. Undocumented. Outsiders. It seems like they’re all over the headlines now more than ever – whether about Syrian refugees or whatever comes out of Donald Trump’s mouth about Mexico – with pejorative adjectives used the loudest.

Through her series, “Undocumented,” photographer Mary Beth Meehan transcends labels, showing that, underneath all the politicization, these are people – they’ve made homes, they go to church, they volunteer at their kids’ schools, they’re trying to live a life – just like the rest of us.

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