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Musicians have been gathering in Los Angeles’ Mariachi Plaza in Boyle Heights since the 1930’s to find work, but things have changed around the neighborhood since Trump’s push for stricter ICE enforcement. Writer Steve Knopper spoke to the Mariachis to see how today’s politics have impacted their livelihood while I made portraits and documented the daily life in the plaza over a few days.

Musicians have been gathering in Los Angeles’ Mariachi Plaza in Boyle Heights since the 1930’s to find work, but things have changed around the neighborhood since Trump’s push for stricter ICE enforcement. Writer Steve Knopper spoke to the Mariachis to see how today’s politics have impacted their livelihood while I made portraits and documented the daily life over a few days.

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On assignment for Billboard

On assignment for Billboard
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