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Photos: In Honduras, Getting A Sense Of The Impact Of U.S. Immigration Policies

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WBUR photographer Jesse Costa and reporter Shannon Dooling are reporting from Honduras as a delegation of Massachusetts politicians and immigration advocates travel to Honduras and El Salvador. On Wednesday, the pair will begin reporting from El Salvador. Here are Shannon’s dispatches from their reporting trip.


A traffic police officer gives an annoyed look while stopping an impatient driver at the intersection of Av Ramón Ernesto Cruz and Calle República del Ecuador in Tegucigalpa during rush-hour traffic. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A traffic police officer gives an annoyed look while stopping an impatient driver at the intersection of Av Ramón Ernesto Cruz and Calle República del Ecuador in Tegucigalpa during rush-hour traffic. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A customer buys limes from a produce cart on Av Ramón Ernesto Cruz in Tegucigalpa. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A customer buys limes from a produce cart on Av Ramón Ernesto Cruz in Tegucigalpa. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
In Progreso, Honduras, Congressman Jim McGovern, center, speaks to local immigrant advocates about his hopes for the mid-term elections as Somerville Mayor Joe Curtatone, also a Democrat, sits to his left and listens. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
In Progreso, Honduras, Congressman Jim McGovern, center, speaks to local immigrant advocates about his hopes for the mid-term elections as Somerville Mayor Joe Curtatone, also a Democrat, sits to his left and listens. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
(Jesse Costa/WBUR)
(Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Iván Espinoza-Madrigal of the Boston-based Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice asks Jose Hector Galvez questions about his separation from his 16-year-old daughter after they tried to cross the border from Mexico into the U.S. illegally. His daughter is still being detained in Texas. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Iván Espinoza-Madrigal of the Boston-based Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice asks Jose Hector Galvez questions about his separation from his 16-year-old daughter after they tried to cross the border from Mexico into the U.S. illegally. His daughter is still being detained in Texas. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Six-year-old Hector Galvez, the son of Jose Hector Galvez, carries a beach ball on his way to the pool in La Ceiba, Honduras. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Six-year-old Hector Galvez, the son of Jose Hector Galvez, carries a beach ball on his way to the pool in La Ceiba, Honduras. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

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