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Tracking immigration policy under Biden

The Investigative Reporting Workshop tracked immigration policy changes, executive orders and court decisions during the Trump administration and will do the same under President Biden.

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Trump lost, but activists want to make sure he’s ousted

WASHINGTON — When The Associated Press called the presidential election last Saturday morning, many Joe Biden supporters in the nation’s capital took to the streets to cheer, dance and sing after a nail-biting four days of vote counting. Biden received 93% of all ballots cast in the District, a bit higher than Democratic candidate Hillary …

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DACA recipients plan post-election ‘Plan B’

The upcoming presidential election has many recipients of the Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals program on edge. The 2012 program implemented by President Barack Obama protects many of the 800,000 immigrants who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children.

Reporters talk about how they got the story of ‘Trump’s Trade War’

The PBS FRONTLINE team behind “Trump’s Trade War” shared the story behind their reporting during the Overseas Press Club’s recent webinar. The virtual event was created to celebrate the documentary which won the organization’s 2019 Morton Frank Award for best international business news reporting.  Jane Sasseen, the founding executive director of the McGraw Center for …

Transcript: Investigative journalism in the new media reality

IRW’s executive editor, Charles Lewis, was the keynote speaker on Dec. 13 at the 11th annual Ukrainian Investigative Journalism Conference, hosted by the Regional Press Development Institute in Kyiv, Ukraine, from Dec. 13-15.  The theme, “Investigative Journalism in New Media Reality,” drew several hundred reporters from Eastern Europe. They shared their experiences, investigative techniques and …

Candidates take their messages to the West

Fourteen Democratic presidential hopefuls are meeting in San Francisco this weekend for the California Democratic Party’s annual convention, underscoring the state’s potential importance in the presidential primary calendar and highlighting key issues already dominating the campaign trail. In 2020, California’s primary is slated for March 3, also known as Super Tuesday. It joins 13 other …