Julienne Gage is a Miami-based journalist covering social and economic development in Latin America, the Caribbean and the United States. She is the managing editor of Cuba Trade Magazine and a contributing writer for Global Nation. She has a master’s degree in cultural anthropology from Western Washington University, a master’s in journalism from Spain's El País Escuela de Periodismo at the Autonomous University of Madrid, and a bachelor's in peace studies from Whitworth University. During the 1990s, she investigated youth subcultures and gang rehabilitation in post-war El Salvador with comparative research on youth and arts in Cuba. This year, she is reporting on youth at risk for gangs as part of a larger project by academic Sonja Wolf, author of the 2016 book "Mano Dura: The Politics of Gang Control in El Salvador."
Temporary Protected Status for Haitians runs out on July 22, 2019. There are about 58,000 Haitians and their 27,000 US-born children who will be affected.
Many teenagers in Homestead, an hour south of Miami, are afraid to talk about what immigration agents could do this week. They worry that the criteria for suspecting people of being in a gang is too broad.