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Julia Preston covered immigration for The New York Times for 10 years, until December 2016. Ms. Preston was a member of The Times staff that won the 1998 Pulitzer Prize for reporting on international affairs, for its series that profiled the corrosive effects of drug corruption in Mexico. She is a 1997 recipient of the Maria Moors Cabot Prize for distinguished coverage of Latin America and a 1994 winner of the Robert F. Kennedy Award for Humanitarian Journalism. She has worked as an editor and foreign correspondent for The Times and, before that, The Washington Post.
Analysis November 7
Assessing the ousted attorney general's legacy on President Trump's favorite issue.
Analysis November 2
Several reasons why the Luis Bracamontes video is grossly misleading or just plain false.
News September 14
And it’s sapping energy from other law enforcement missions
Feature July 23
How Donald Trump’s war on immigrants is playing out in his hometown.
News July 1
One migrant’s encounter with “zero tolerance."
Q&A June 19
Yes, it’s Trump policy. No, it’s not the law.
Analysis June 12
It took 20 years for courts to say no. It took Jeff Sessions no time to say yes.
News April 17
Trump seems to say, not anymore.
The Frame January 19
Photographer Kirsten Luce captures the challenges facing migrants who arrive at a U.S. border crossing in Laredo, Texas.
Feature January 19
A visit to Trump’s immigration bedlam.