Jordi Ruiz Cirera/Panos Pictures

Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico

Babi (32) from Haiti cutting hair at a barber where he works occasionally catering mainly to other migrants while the barber shop's owner, a Mexican, cuts the hair the Mexican clients. Babi complains the wages barely enable him to pay for his food. He has been in the border city for five months and before had been living in the Dominican Republic from where he says he left due to the racism he encountered. Together with his pregnant wife, also Haitian, they are planning on staying in Mexico, ideally head to the Northern cities of Tijuana or Mexicali, where he has heard from friends and relatives from the Haitian community that there are job opportunities.

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Jordi Ruiz Cirera/Panos Pictures
Tapachula, Chiapas
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42.33 x 42.33 cm (300 dpi)
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