Cora Currier is an editor and reporter covering national security, immigration, human rights, and other topics. She previously worked at ProPublica and the New Yorker, and was a lead researcher on several books of history and politics. She lives in Los Angeles.
The Coronavirus CrisisLetters From ICE Detainees Expose Desperate Prison Conditions Amid Coronavirus Pandemic
The handwritten notes represent an archive of the Covid-19 crisis in Arizona detention centers, where hundreds of immigrants and staff have tested positive.
The War on ImmigrantsAs Coronavirus Surges in ICE Detention, a Message in the Skies Says “RELEASE”
An artistic intervention seeks to highlight places across the U.S. where immigrants and others are detained.
The Coronavirus CrisisNew York City and Los Angeles Slash Budgets — but Not for Police
With crime at historic lows, public interest advocates demand that cities save money for vital public services by cutting police budgets.
The War on ImmigrantsRedirecting Asylum-Seekers From U.S. to Guatemala Was a Cruel Farce, Report Finds
Nearly 1,000 Hondurans and Salvadorans seeking asylum in the U.S. were sent to Guatemala instead, where they face threats similar to those they fled.