John Moore has focused on the issue ofundocumented immigration to the United Statesfor a decade. His access to immigrants during theirjourney, and to U.S. federal agents tasked withdeterring them, sets his pictures apart. Moore hasphotographed the entire length of the U.S. southernborder, and traveled extensively throughout CentralAmerica and Mexico, as well as to manyimmigrant communities in the United States. Hiswork includes rare imagery of ICE raids, massdeportations, and the resulting widespread fear inthe immigrant community. For its broad scope andrigorous journalism, Undocumented: Immigrationand the Militarization of the United States-MexicoBorder is the essential record on the prevailing U.S.domestic topic of immigration and border security.
JOHN MOORE is a special correspondent for GettyImages. He has photographed in 65 countrieson six continents and was posted internationallyfor 17 years, first to Nicaragua, then India, SouthAfrica, Mexico, Egypt, and Pakistan. He returnedto the U.S. in 2008. Moore has won top awardsthroughout his career, including the 2005 PulitzerPrize for Breaking News Photography, World PressPhoto honors, the John Faber Award and theRobert Capa Gold Medal from the Overseas PressClub, Photographer of the Year from Pictures ofthe Year International, the NPPA and Sony WorldPhotography Organization. Moore is a graduate ofthe University of Texas at Austin, where he studiedRadio-Television-Film. He lives with his family inStamford, Connecticut.
"Few photographers have been as well positioned to document nearly every aspect of the debate as Moore."
– Starred Review from Publishers Weekly
"Mr. Moore has perhaps the most comprehensive body of work of any news photographer covering immigration."
– The New York Times
One of TIME's Best Photobooks of 2018.
"The access Moore achieved is unparalleled, and his compassion for the issue shines through his moving photographs."
– The Daily Beast
"A beautiful and terrifying look at the border with Mexico."
– Houston Chronicle
"For its broad scope and compassionate storytelling, Moore's body of work is an essential record of U.S. immigration."
– Yahoo News
"Moore's instincts put him in the middle of the hottest topic of the day. His book goes well beyond the superficial coverage of TV shout-fests and politicians' news releases, and he explains how he got the story."
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