Barbara P. Fernandez

Barbara P. Fernandez works as a documentary photographer based between Miami Florida, and Madrid Spain.

Barbara P. Fernandez works as a documentary photographer based between Miami Florida, and Madrid Spain. For 19 years she has covered Florida, the Caribbean, Central and South America. She specializes in documentary projects, travel features and behind-the-scenes still photography. Her pictures have been published in the New York Times, the National in Dubai, the Wall Street Journal, Sunday Times Magazine (London), Sunday Telegraph Magazine and Stern. She is currently based in Madrid working on a book and pursuing a PhotoEspaña Master Degree.

Young girl walking on lawn, holding teddy bears

For this mother and daughter, separated a year ago at the southern border, Trump's ‘zero-tolerance’ policy isn’t new

The Trump administration has recently implemented a policy of separating migrant children from their parents if they cross the southern border other than at a checkpoint. But they began testing a similar policy a year ago.

For this mother and daughter, separated a year ago at the southern border, Trump's ‘zero-tolerance’ policy isn’t new
Blurry image of woman in pink hodded sweatshirt standing in front of window, with reflection of trees

With smuggling costs skyrocketing, parents balance risk and debt for their children's future

With smuggling costs skyrocketing, parents balance risk and debt for their children's future