I was a multiplatform editor and reporter focused on education for PRI's Global Nation.
My area of concentration is on issues of race and social justice, as well as news updates and features from throughout the African Diaspora, particularly the Caribbean. I love exploring the nuanced, going behind the headlines to uncover the why and how. But I especially enjoy being a catalyst for people of color to share their stories in their own words.
I left PRI in 2018.
Most DACA recipients are from Mexico, but those who are not say it’s important that they speak up.
President Donald Trump's decision to end temporary protections for Haitian immigrants shocked recipients, many of whom are now faced with returning to a country they haven't seen in years.
About 154,000 people are eligible to renew. As of Thursday morning, many still had not applied — cost, the difficulty in getting legal help and fear of how the government will treat them are likely reasons.
After a scaled-down annual summit, tensions between the Trump administration and leaders of historically black colleges and universities continue to mount. And some worry it’s their ethnic diversity that could take the biggest hit, a diversity some don’t even know exists.
“I am at the mercy of the hurricane. My roof is gone. House is flooding,” Dominica’s Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit posted on Facebook.
As DACA recipients grapple with their legal options, many universities are now assessing how their “sanctuary” status can go from symbolic to proactive.
While Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands clean up after Hurricane Irma, many residents of these US territories say the challenge of storm relief is not just the devastation, but neglect from their fellow Americans in the continental US.
A new study suggests the H-1B visa program is creating a positive impact on American and Indian economics, and isn’t contributing to an Indian “brain drain” as much as some critics fear.
What does an immigrant look like? The arrest of an undocumented Irish immigrant in Boston is challenging racial bias in immigration enforcement.
One survey suggests that some foreign-born applicants may soon be saying "no thanks" to studying in the US.
For immigrants, who the Migration Policy Institute estimates are 20 percent of all U.S. college students, graduation day may be met with a different type of post-grad anxiety.