Pablo Mendez Mendez, 48, says earns around $7 an hour as a sewing machine operator at YG Style Inc, where he works 11-hour-days.
A woman looks out from a store window in downtown Amman, Jordan on June 4, 2015.
Joel Pinckney (left) and Louise Goodfellow swim together in a quarry in Chapel Hill, N.C., on Oct. 29, 2015.
Shahhad (above) sits with her brother, Iqram, in their house in Mafraq, Jordan, on July 1, 2015. Shahhad and Iqram had to leave their home in Syria because of the war and now live with their mother, father, and three siblings.
Stephanie Borrero stands for a portrait by the Malecón in Havana, Cuba, on March 12, 2017.
Cole McCauley, a photojournalism student at UNC, stands backstage at Cat's Cradle on March 6, 2016. v
Mackenzie Cox, a sophomore on theCarrboro High School girls' lacrosse team, runs around the goal to warm up for a game against Millbrook at her school on March 1, 2016.
Tony Mayer and his son, Jasper, gather supplies for a school project at their home on Blue Heron Farm in Pittsboro, N.C., on April 14, 2016. Blue Heron Farm is an intentional community, where a group of families share about 60 acres of land.
A group of boys examine ducks for sale at a market in Amman, Jordan on June 27, 2015.
UNC students gather outside of Saunders Hall, which was named after a 19th-century Ku Klux Klan leader William Saunders, on Monday Feb. 2, 2015, demanding the name be changed. The building name was changed to "Carolina Hall" in May, 2015.
Hiba, a Syrian refugee, watches cartoons on television in her home in Mafraq, Jordan, in June, 2015.
Lucas Mota, a student at Howard University, holds Emily Reckard's hand in a bookstore in Pittsboro, N.C., on Oct. 28, 2015. Mota and Emily have been in a long-distance relationship since the summer of 2015.
Ryann Giorgi, one of the founders of Moon Cycles, a bike co-op open exclusively to women and gender nonconforming people, rests against a worktable on Sept. 7, 2015.
Christine South (left), a student at UNC Chapel Hill, makes shadow puppets at a bonfire in Pittsboro, N.C., on Nov. 3, 2014.
K. Sridhar, a musician from India, plays the raga in his home at Chapel Hill. 26 September 2013.