Covering Immigration in an Election Year

October 20, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:15pm

This event will be via zoom. Register here.

Dara Lind, one of the nation's leading immigration reporters from ProPublica in Washington, DC, joins the IHRC and journalist Ibrahim Hirsi to discuss immigration news reporting during the 2020 election year. This event will be moderated by Ibrahim Hirsi and IHRC Director Erika Lee.


About the speakers:

Dara Lind covers immigration policy for ProPublica in Washington, DC. Before coming to ProPublica, she spent five years as Vox's immigration reporter; she remains a regular cohost of the Vox podcast "The Weeds." She's been covering immigration in some form since the end of the George W. Bush administration.

Ibrahim Hirsi is a third-year Ph.D. student in modern U.S. history and an immigration reporter for MinnPost, MPR, Sahan Journal and others.

Organized by the IHRC. Co-sponsored by the Minnesota Journalism Center, Hubbard School of Journalism and Communication and Race, Indigeneity, Gender and Sexuality Studies Initiative (RIGS).