Global Nation Multiplatform Editor and Reporter
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.
As many thousands of students head to Washington, DC, for the student-led March for Our Lives, immigrant students are coming forward to lend their voices to the fight for gun reform.
By the numbers and their individual stories, the DACA program has given people just starting their adult lives a lifeline.
Mwewa Mwange took a semester off from her university to save money — it's expensive to earn a degree while undocumented. But without DACA, she won't be able to return to finish her degree at all.
His DACA protection and driver’s license are expiring in May, so Jasiel López worries that his drive to school could put him in the path of law enforcement.
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.