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Tania Karas

Immigration reporter/editor

Tania Karas is a digital reporter and editor for The World's immigration desk. She covers global migration and refugees and is based at The World's studio in Boston.

Originally from Chicago, Tania was a 2015-16 US Fulbright Fellow in Greece covering Europe’s refugee crisis at a time of financial crisis. She has also lived in Turkey and Lebanon.

Prior to her stint as a foreign correspondent, Tania was a staff reporter for the New York Law Journal, a daily newspaper, where she covered US immigration, legal education and access to justice in New York.

She holds a bachelor’s degree from Northwestern’s Medill School of Journalism and a master's degree in international human rights law from the University of Oxford.

Recent Stories

10 US immigration issues to watch in 2020

Last year, the Trump administration rolled out several policies that restricted access to asylum, as well as employment-based and family-based immigration pathways. With a presidential election on the horizon, 2020 could bring even more restrictions. Here's what we're watching.