My Perro Rano.
Photographs by Mauricio Palos.
Editorial RM, 2011. 112 pp., 105 color illustrations, 6½x8¾".
Mexican photographer Mauricio Palos (born 1981)
is no stranger to the whims and prejudices of
immigration officials: I was deported from
London the first time I attempted to enter the
United Kingdom,” he records in My Perro Rano; “I
was refused entry because they suspected I was
going there to work.” Here, Palos photographs
the desperate hinterland that is the U.S.-Mexico