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Coachella Valley, California, a palmero working in a grove of date palms. Climbing up a ladder he pollinates the buds that will become the dates, and ties the bunch together with string. Once up in the tree he moves around on the fronds themselves  © David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

Coachella Valley, California, a palmero working in a grove of date palms. Climbing up a ladder he pollinates the buds that will become the dates, and ties the bunch together with string. Once up in the tree he moves around on the fronds themselves
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Coachella Valley, California. memorial to two palmeros killed when the platform they were working on came into contact with an electric power line. The crane was leaking oil and one worker was electrocuted while the other burned to death. Both were Mexican immigrants. Other workers built this memorial to them on the corner of 68th Avenue and Highway 86, in the Mexican tradition  © David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

Coachella Valley, California. memorial to two palmeros killed when the platform they were working on came into contact with an electric power line. The crane was leaking oil and one worker was electrocuted while the other burned to death. Both were Mexican immigrants. Other workers built this memorial to them on the corner of 68th Avenue and Highway 86, in the Mexican tradition
© David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

Waterford, Michigan USA, recount of ballots cast in the 2016 Presidential election. Party observers watching workers recounting the votes © Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Waterford, Michigan USA, recount of ballots cast in the 2016 Presidential election. Party observers watching workers recounting the votes
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Mason, Michigan USA, recount of ballots cast in the 2016 Presidential election. Party observers watching workers recounting the votes © Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Mason, Michigan USA, recount of ballots cast in the 2016 Presidential election. Party observers watching workers recounting the votes
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Deliveroo riders delivering takeaway food by bicycle Leamington Spa, Warwickshire © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Deliveroo riders delivering takeaway food by bicycle Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
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Romanian and Bulgarian migrant workers harvesting broad beans, Warwickshire © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Romanian and Bulgarian migrant workers harvesting broad beans, Warwickshire
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California- Workers sort and process paper, cardboard, plastic, and glass from waste collected in local cities.  Alameda County Industries © David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

California- Workers sort and process paper, cardboard, plastic, and glass from waste collected in local cities. Alameda County Industries
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California- A young worker trying to free a jammed sorting belt. Workers sorting paper, cardboard, plastic, glass and metal from trash collected in Oakland.  California Waste Solutions sorting facility. © David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

California- A young worker trying to free a jammed sorting belt. Workers sorting paper, cardboard, plastic, glass and metal from trash collected in Oakland. California Waste Solutions sorting facility.
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California- Workers sorting paper, cardboard, plastic, glass and metal from trash collected in Oakland.  California Waste Solutions sorting facility. © David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

California- Workers sorting paper, cardboard, plastic, glass and metal from trash collected in Oakland. California Waste Solutions sorting facility.
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California- Workers sorting paper, cardboard, plastic, glass and metal from trash collected in Oakland.  California Waste Solutions sorting facility. © David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

California- Workers sorting paper, cardboard, plastic, glass and metal from trash collected in Oakland. California Waste Solutions sorting facility.
© David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

California- Workers sorting paper, cardboard, plastic, glass and metal from trash collected in Oakland.  California Waste Solutions sorting facility. © David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

California- Workers sorting paper, cardboard, plastic, glass and metal from trash collected in Oakland. California Waste Solutions sorting facility.
© David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

California- Workers at the recycling sorting facility of Alameda County Industries clock on at the start of their shift with a hand scanner Biometric Handscanner clocking in machine © David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

California- Workers at the recycling sorting facility of Alameda County Industries clock on at the start of their shift with a hand scanner Biometric Handscanner clocking in machine
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California- Workers at the recycling sorting facility of Alameda County Industries clock on and off at the start of their shift. © David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

California- Workers at the recycling sorting facility of Alameda County Industries clock on and off at the start of their shift.
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Waco, Texas - Forensic scientist Dr. Lori Baker and her students at Baylor University try to identify the remains of unidentified migrants who died trying to enter the United States without legal documents. Most perished in a long, hot walk as they tried to evade a Border Patrol checkpoint 70 miles north of the border. Dr Baker is director of Reuniting Families, an effort to identify and repatriate to families the remains of undocumented immigrants that die crossing the southern U.S. border. © Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Waco, Texas – Forensic scientist Dr. Lori Baker and her students at Baylor University try to identify the remains of unidentified migrants who died trying to enter the United States without legal documents. Most perished in a long, hot walk as they tried to evade a Border Patrol checkpoint 70 miles north of the border. Dr Baker is director of Reuniting Families, an effort to identify and repatriate to families the remains of undocumented immigrants that die crossing the southern U.S. border.
© Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Waco, Texas - The remains of unidentified migrants who died trying to enter the United States without legal documents in the lab of Forensic scientist Dr. Lori Baker and her students at Baylor University who are trying to identify the remains of unidentified migrants who died trying to enter the United States without legal documents. Most perished in a long, hot walk as they tried to evade a Border Patrol checkpoint 70 miles north of the border. Dr Baker is director of Reuniting Families, an effort to identify and repatriate to families the remains of undocumented immigrants that die crossing the southern U.S. border. © Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Waco, Texas – The remains of unidentified migrants who died trying to enter the United States without legal documents in the lab of Forensic scientist Dr. Lori Baker and her students at Baylor University who are trying to identify the remains of unidentified migrants who died trying to enter the United States without legal documents. Most perished in a long, hot walk as they tried to evade a Border Patrol checkpoint 70 miles north of the border. Dr Baker is director of Reuniting Families, an effort to identify and repatriate to families the remains of undocumented immigrants that die crossing the southern U.S. border.
© Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Waco, Texas - The remains of unidentified migrants who died trying to enter the United States without legal documents in the lab of Forensic scientist Dr. Lori Baker and her students at Baylor University who are trying to identify the remains of unidentified migrants who died trying to enter the United States without legal documents. Most perished in a long, hot walk as they tried to evade a Border Patrol checkpoint 70 miles north of the border. Dr Baker is director of Reuniting Families, an effort to identify and repatriate to families the remains of undocumented immigrants that die crossing the southern U.S. border. © Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Waco, Texas – The remains of unidentified migrants who died trying to enter the United States without legal documents in the lab of Forensic scientist Dr. Lori Baker and her students at Baylor University who are trying to identify the remains of unidentified migrants who died trying to enter the United States without legal documents. Most perished in a long, hot walk as they tried to evade a Border Patrol checkpoint 70 miles north of the border. Dr Baker is director of Reuniting Families, an effort to identify and repatriate to families the remains of undocumented immigrants that die crossing the southern U.S. border.
© Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Waco, Texas - A scanner makes a 3D image of the skull of an unidentified migrant who died trying to enter the United States without legal documents. Forensic scientist Dr. Lori Baker and her students at Baylor University are trying to identify the remains of unidentified migrants who died trying to enter the United States without legal documents. Most perished in a long, hot walk as they tried to evade a Border Patrol checkpoint 70 miles north of the border. Dr Baker is director of Reuniting Families, an effort to identify and repatriate to families the remains of undocumented immigrants that die crossing the southern U.S. border. © Jim West/reportdigital.co.u

Waco, Texas – A scanner makes a 3D image of the skull of an unidentified migrant who died trying to enter the United States without legal documents. Forensic scientist Dr. Lori Baker and her students at Baylor University are trying to identify the remains of unidentified migrants who died trying to enter the United States without legal documents. Most perished in a long, hot walk as they tried to evade a Border Patrol checkpoint 70 miles north of the border. Dr Baker is director of Reuniting Families, an effort to identify and repatriate to families the remains of undocumented immigrants that die crossing the southern U.S. border.
© Jim West/reportdigital.co.u

Falfurrias, Texas -  Unknown female. Graves in Sacred Heart Cemetery where the remains of unidentified migrants are buried. Dozens of migrants without legal papers die each year in the long, hot walk around a Border Patrol checkpoint 70 miles north of the Mexican border. Small aluminum grave markers and artificial flowers mark the graves, lacking names, they carry serial numbers and terse descriptions of the contents buried below. © Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Falfurrias, Texas – Unknown female. Graves in Sacred Heart Cemetery where the remains of unidentified migrants are buried. Dozens of migrants without legal papers die each year in the long, hot walk around a Border Patrol checkpoint 70 miles north of the Mexican border. Small aluminum grave markers and artificial flowers mark the graves, lacking names, they carry serial numbers and terse descriptions of the contents buried below.
© Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Falfurrias, Texas - A deputy sheriff and a state trooper look on while a passing motorist treats an injured man after a van holding 26 undocumented immigrants from Central America overturned on Texas Highway 285. The driver had picked up the migrants just down the road after they had completed a several-day walk to get around a Border Patrol checkpoint. Overloaded and unstable, the van crashed as it drove away at high speed. Two seriously-injured men remained at the scene. The others ran off, pursued by Border Patrol officers. © Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Falfurrias, Texas – A deputy sheriff and a state trooper look on while a passing motorist treats an injured man after a van holding 26 undocumented immigrants from Central America overturned on Texas Highway 285. The driver had picked up the migrants just down the road after they had completed a several-day walk to get around a Border Patrol checkpoint. Overloaded and unstable, the van crashed as it drove away at high speed. Two seriously-injured men remained at the scene. The others ran off, pursued by Border Patrol officers.
© Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Falfurrias, Texas - U.S. Border Patrol officers and a deputy sheriff question undocumented immigrants from Central America found hiding after a van holding 26 migrants crashed and overturned on Texas Highway 285. © Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Falfurrias, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol officers and a deputy sheriff question undocumented immigrants from Central America found hiding after a van holding 26 migrants crashed and overturned on Texas Highway 285.
© Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Falfurrias, Texas - A sign at the permanent U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint on Highway 281, about 70 miles north of the border indicating the number of drug seizures and arrests of undocumented immigrants. Dozens of immigrants die each year trying to walk around this checkpoint through hot, inhospitable terrain. © Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Falfurrias, Texas – A sign at the permanent U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint on Highway 281, about 70 miles north of the border indicating the number of drug seizures and arrests of undocumented immigrants. Dozens of immigrants die each year trying to walk around this checkpoint through hot, inhospitable terrain.
© Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Brownsville, Texas - A nearly-completed section of the border fence that separates the United States from Mexico. Since the fence does not always run next to the border at the Rio Grande river, gates are installed to allow farmers access to their fields. © Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Brownsville, Texas – A nearly-completed section of the border fence that separates the United States from Mexico. Since the fence does not always run next to the border at the Rio Grande river, gates are installed to allow farmers access to their fields.
© Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Macdoel, California: Migrant Mexican farmworkers pick the flowers, fruit and runners off strawberry plants in a field belonging to Lassen Canyon Nursery.  Workers lie on padded benches in a machine pulled by a tractor, so that they are very close to the plants and can accurately pick off the flowers and fruit.  The work requires skill, and many workers are older and have been doing this for many years.  They work for the grower for six or seven months and then leave to find work elsewhere. © David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

Macdoel, California: Migrant Mexican farmworkers pick the flowers, fruit and runners off strawberry plants in a field belonging to Lassen Canyon Nursery. Workers lie on padded benches in a machine pulled by a tractor, so that they are very close to the plants and can accurately pick off the flowers and fruit. The work requires skill, and many workers are older and have been doing this for many years. They work for the grower for six or seven months and then leave to find work elsewhere.
© David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

Waco, Texas - Forensic scientist Dr. Lori Baker and her students at Baylor University try to identify the remains of unidentified migrants who died trying to enter the United States without legal documents. Most perished in a long, hot walk as they tried to evade a Border Patrol checkpoint 70 miles north of the border. Dr Baker is director of Reuniting Families, an effort to identify and repatriate to families the remains of undocumented immigrants that die crossing the southern U.S. border. © Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Waco, Texas – Forensic scientist Dr. Lori Baker and her students at Baylor University try to identify the remains of unidentified migrants who died trying to enter the United States without legal documents. Most perished in a long, hot walk as they tried to evade a Border Patrol checkpoint 70 miles north of the border. Dr Baker is director of Reuniting Families, an effort to identify and repatriate to families the remains of undocumented immigrants that die crossing the southern U.S. border.
© Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Waco, Texas - The remains of unidentified migrants who died trying to enter the United States without legal documents in the lab of Forensic scientist Dr. Lori Baker and her students at Baylor University who are trying to identify the remains of unidentified migrants who died trying to enter the United States without legal documents. Most perished in a long, hot walk as they tried to evade a Border Patrol checkpoint 70 miles north of the border. Dr Baker is director of Reuniting Families, an effort to identify and repatriate to families the remains of undocumented immigrants that die crossing the southern U.S. border. © Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Waco, Texas – The remains of unidentified migrants who died trying to enter the United States without legal documents in the lab of Forensic scientist Dr. Lori Baker and her students at Baylor University who are trying to identify the remains of unidentified migrants who died trying to enter the United States without legal documents. Most perished in a long, hot walk as they tried to evade a Border Patrol checkpoint 70 miles north of the border. Dr Baker is director of Reuniting Families, an effort to identify and repatriate to families the remains of undocumented immigrants that die crossing the southern U.S. border.
© Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Waco, Texas - The remains of unidentified migrants who died trying to enter the United States without legal documents in the lab of Forensic scientist Dr. Lori Baker and her students at Baylor University who are trying to identify the remains of unidentified migrants who died trying to enter the United States without legal documents. Most perished in a long, hot walk as they tried to evade a Border Patrol checkpoint 70 miles north of the border. Dr Baker is director of Reuniting Families, an effort to identify and repatriate to families the remains of undocumented immigrants that die crossing the southern U.S. border. © Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Waco, Texas – The remains of unidentified migrants who died trying to enter the United States without legal documents in the lab of Forensic scientist Dr. Lori Baker and her students at Baylor University who are trying to identify the remains of unidentified migrants who died trying to enter the United States without legal documents. Most perished in a long, hot walk as they tried to evade a Border Patrol checkpoint 70 miles north of the border. Dr Baker is director of Reuniting Families, an effort to identify and repatriate to families the remains of undocumented immigrants that die crossing the southern U.S. border.
© Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Waco, Texas - A scanner makes a 3D image of the skull of an unidentified migrant who died trying to enter the United States without legal documents. Forensic scientist Dr. Lori Baker and her students at Baylor University are trying to identify the remains of unidentified migrants who died trying to enter the United States without legal documents. Most perished in a long, hot walk as they tried to evade a Border Patrol checkpoint 70 miles north of the border. Dr Baker is director of Reuniting Families, an effort to identify and repatriate to families the remains of undocumented immigrants that die crossing the southern U.S. border. © Jim West/reportdigital.co.u

Waco, Texas – A scanner makes a 3D image of the skull of an unidentified migrant who died trying to enter the United States without legal documents. Forensic scientist Dr. Lori Baker and her students at Baylor University are trying to identify the remains of unidentified migrants who died trying to enter the United States without legal documents. Most perished in a long, hot walk as they tried to evade a Border Patrol checkpoint 70 miles north of the border. Dr Baker is director of Reuniting Families, an effort to identify and repatriate to families the remains of undocumented immigrants that die crossing the southern U.S. border.
© Jim West/reportdigital.co.u

Falfurrias, Texas -  Unknown female. Graves in Sacred Heart Cemetery where the remains of unidentified migrants are buried. Dozens of migrants without legal papers die each year in the long, hot walk around a Border Patrol checkpoint 70 miles north of the Mexican border. Small aluminum grave markers and artificial flowers mark the graves, lacking names, they carry serial numbers and terse descriptions of the contents buried below. © Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Falfurrias, Texas – Unknown female. Graves in Sacred Heart Cemetery where the remains of unidentified migrants are buried. Dozens of migrants without legal papers die each year in the long, hot walk around a Border Patrol checkpoint 70 miles north of the Mexican border. Small aluminum grave markers and artificial flowers mark the graves, lacking names, they carry serial numbers and terse descriptions of the contents buried below.
© Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Falfurrias, Texas - A deputy sheriff and a state trooper look on while a passing motorist treats an injured man after a van holding 26 undocumented immigrants from Central America overturned on Texas Highway 285. The driver had picked up the migrants just down the road after they had completed a several-day walk to get around a Border Patrol checkpoint. Overloaded and unstable, the van crashed as it drove away at high speed. Two seriously-injured men remained at the scene. The others ran off, pursued by Border Patrol officers. © Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Falfurrias, Texas – A deputy sheriff and a state trooper look on while a passing motorist treats an injured man after a van holding 26 undocumented immigrants from Central America overturned on Texas Highway 285. The driver had picked up the migrants just down the road after they had completed a several-day walk to get around a Border Patrol checkpoint. Overloaded and unstable, the van crashed as it drove away at high speed. Two seriously-injured men remained at the scene. The others ran off, pursued by Border Patrol officers.
© Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Falfurrias, Texas - U.S. Border Patrol officers and a deputy sheriff question undocumented immigrants from Central America found hiding after a van holding 26 migrants crashed and overturned on Texas Highway 285. © Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Falfurrias, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol officers and a deputy sheriff question undocumented immigrants from Central America found hiding after a van holding 26 migrants crashed and overturned on Texas Highway 285.
© Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Falfurrias, Texas - A sign at the permanent U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint on Highway 281, about 70 miles north of the border indicating the number of drug seizures and arrests of undocumented immigrants. Dozens of immigrants die each year trying to walk around this checkpoint through hot, inhospitable terrain. © Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Falfurrias, Texas – A sign at the permanent U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint on Highway 281, about 70 miles north of the border indicating the number of drug seizures and arrests of undocumented immigrants. Dozens of immigrants die each year trying to walk around this checkpoint through hot, inhospitable terrain.
© Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Brownsville, Texas - A nearly-completed section of the border fence that separates the United States from Mexico. Since the fence does not always run next to the border at the Rio Grande river, gates are installed to allow farmers access to their fields. © Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Brownsville, Texas – A nearly-completed section of the border fence that separates the United States from Mexico. Since the fence does not always run next to the border at the Rio Grande river, gates are installed to allow farmers access to their fields.
© Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Macdoel, California: Migrant Mexican farmworkers pick the flowers, fruit and runners off strawberry plants in a field belonging to Lassen Canyon Nursery.  Workers lie on padded benches in a machine pulled by a tractor, so that they are very close to the plants and can accurately pick off the flowers and fruit.  The work requires skill, and many workers are older and have been doing this for many years.  They work for the grower for six or seven months and then leave to find work elsewhere. © David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

Macdoel, California: Migrant Mexican farmworkers pick the flowers, fruit and runners off strawberry plants in a field belonging to Lassen Canyon Nursery. Workers lie on padded benches in a machine pulled by a tractor, so that they are very close to the plants and can accurately pick off the flowers and fruit. The work requires skill, and many workers are older and have been doing this for many years. They work for the grower for six or seven months and then leave to find work elsewhere.
© David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

Construction of new social housing,  Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire

Construction of new social housing, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire
© John Harris 

Construction of new social housing,  Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire

Construction of new social housing, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire
© John Harris

Construction of new social housing,  Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire

Construction of new social housing, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire
© John Harris

 

 

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Carpentry and joinery workshop at the Centro Albayzin (the Andalucian School of Restoration), which is funded by the European Social Fund, the City of Granada and the province of Andalucia to provide training in traditional construction skills for registered unemployed people age 16.
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Carpentry and joinery workshop at the Centro Albayzin (the Andalucian School of Restoration), which is funded by the European Social Fund, the City of Granada and the province of Andalucia to provide training in traditional construction skills for registered unemployed people age 16.
© Philip Wolmuth/reportdigital.co.uk

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Carpentry and joinery workshop at the Centro Albayzin (the Andalucian School of Restoration), which is funded by the European Social Fund, the City of Granada and the province of Andalucia to provide training in traditional construction skills for registered unemployed people age 16.
© Philip Wolmuth/reportdigital.co.uk