José Olivares is a Lead Producer for TI podcasts. He is a bilingual investigative journalist and audio producer whose work has focused on immigration, criminal justice, Latin America, and human rights. Prior to The Intercept, he was an associate producer for WNYC’s “The Takeaway.” In 2020, he was part of a team including ICIJ, The Intercept, WNYC, and others, who received a New York Press Club award for reporting on solitary confinement in immigration detention centers. He is originally from Mexico City and is based in Brooklyn.
The War on ImmigrantsICE Discussed Punishing Immigrant Advocates for Peaceful Protests
Internal documents show how ICE surveilled immigrant advocates’ protest activities — and floated retaliating against them for it.
The War on Immigrants“Nothing Is Changing”: ICE Sends Detainees to Irwin Prison Despite Pledges to Close It
Irwin, an ICE prison plagued by abuse allegations, is at the center of the Biden administration’s promises on detention reform.
The War on ImmigrantsICE Detention Center Shuttered Following Repeated Allegations of Medical Misconduct
Immigrant women held at the private prison alleged a pattern of medical procedures, including hysterectomies, without proper consent.
The War on ImmigrantsICE Medical Misconduct Witness Slated for Deportation Is a U.S. Citizen, Says Lawyer
In recent weeks, after Alma Bowman became a key witness for medical misconduct at an immigration jail, ICE moved to deport her.