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Global Learning: Immigration History Policy and Identity with New York Times Writer Caitlin Dickerson
February 17 @ 3:30 pm - 4:45 pmFree
Caitlin Dickerson is a national immigration reporter based in New York. Since joining The Times in 2016 she has broken news about the Trump administration’s family separation policy immigrant arrests and deportations asylum practices and health and safety standards inside immigration detention centers. She frequently appears as a guest on The Daily podcast and has filled in as its host. Caitlin has earned a George Foster Peabody Award and an Edward R. Murrow Award for her reporting. She is a two-time finalist for the Livingston Award. For The New York Times Magazine she wrote about the real-life impact of fake news on a small town in Idaho that was turned upside down by anti-refugee activists who went on to hold key roles in the Trump administration. As a result of reporting she did before joining The Times as an investigative reporter for N.P.R. a law was passed in 2017 providing compensation to American veterans who had been used in secret experiments with mustard gas that were conducted by the United States military.