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Anna Flagg is the interactive reporter. She has covered NSA surveillance, campaign finance, military spending, and the environment for news organizations including Al Jazeera, ProPublica, and the Center for Responsive Politics. She studied applied math at the University of Toronto, and has a master’s degree from the University of British Columbia in human/computer interaction.
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Feature July 23
How Donald Trump’s war on immigrants is playing out in his hometown.
Analysis March 30
The link between immigration and crime exists in the imaginations of Americans, and nowhere else.
Feature March 7
“Compassionate release” has bipartisan support as a way to reduce the federal prison population and save taxpayer money. New data shows that it’s rarely used.
News October 20, 2017
For prisoners in a hurricane, there’s nowhere to run.
Graphics September 21, 2017
After Hurricane Maria, thousands of families await news.
News September 1, 2017
Um, because they’re free.
Analysis August 14, 2017
The disparity remains no matter the circumstances and has persisted for decades.
News July 18, 2017
A new study examines the lingering impact of war-on-crime policies.
Feature June 21, 2017
New data shows legalization leads to fewer encounters between cops and drivers, but racial disparities remain.
Analysis March 9, 2017
A guide to our methodology.