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Migration Stories From the Stoops of Pittsburgh – The New York Times

After tackling controversial subjects like fracking and air pollution, Brian Cohen was looking for a similarly urgent project for his loose collective of photographers based in Pittsburgh. Given the intense debate over borders, walls and fear of outsiders, the topic was obvious: human migration. It was a prescient choice, as in 2018 alone, President Trump reportedly dismissed Haiti, El Salvador and African nations as “s-hole” countries, while James Comey, the F.B.I. director he fired, took to Twitter to invoke the idealistic lines from Emma Lazarus’s poem “The New Colossus” that grace the Statue of Liberty.

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