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Emily Kassie is the director of visual projects. She has reported on conflict and human rights abuses for the New York Times and NBC and was formerly the Creative Director of Highline/HuffPost where she oversaw visual journalism. She is an Emmy-nominated reporter and filmmaker and her work has been honored with a National Magazine Award, two Murrow Awards, an Overseas Press Club award, two World Press Photo awards and four NPPAs amongst others. In 2019 she was named POYi Multimedia Journalist of the Year. She is a graduate of Brown University and was a Gates Scholar at the University of Cambridge.
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Feature July 10
An investigation reveals how Immigration and Customs Enforcement became a domestic and global spreader of COVID-19.
The Frame June 3
Some of the city’s most famous streets, emptied by the pandemic, fill with demonstrators and police in riot gear.
Coronavirus April 8
Medically vulnerable immigrants in ICE detention sue for release before coronavirus arrives.
Coronavirus March 24
Detainees say officials give them little information and are not doing enough to reduce their risk.
Coronavirus March 19
Case confirmed at Elizabeth, N.J., facility currently holding almost 200 detainees.
Feature February 18
It was a triple-murder fueled by rage—but was it a hate crime?
Feature September 24, 2019
How the United States created the largest immigrant detention system in the world.
News June 12, 2019
For the Muslim community in North Carolina, motive matters in 2015 student shootings.
Analysis February 12, 2019
The number of people in immigration detention has increased under every presidential administration for more than 25 years.
Feature December 3, 2018
Being stripped of parental rights while in prison, even for minor crimes, is “the family separation crisis that no one knows about,” one advocate said.