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Aura Bogado

Author Bios

Aura Bogado

Aura Bogado


Aura Bogado writes about racial justice, Native rights, and immigration for The Nation. A former host and producer for Pacifica radio, her work has also been published in Mother Jones, Newsweek Argentina, Colorlines.com and The Huffington Post. She is currently based in New York City. 


News and Features

All the rhetoric surrounding immigration reform tends to obscure some basic facts.

While Washington debates a grand immigration resolution, some activists are putting their bodies on the line to free those in detention today.

From voter ID laws to inaccessible polling stations, Native voters in Arizona face a cascading series of hurdles to participating in the November election.


Two Guatemalan immigrants apparently commited suicide just two days apart at an Arizona detention center. Some are wondering if their...
The interactive La Ruta dramatizes an experience that many immigrants know too well—and senators could learn from.
After Boston, are the Senate Judiciary Hearings on immigration actually helping us get closer to reform?
The way communities of color respond to the logic of antiterrorism can make us part of the problem—or the solution.
Legal permanent residency and eventual citizenship will be conditional on expanded border security—including the use of drones.
Twenty-seven-year-old Claudia Muñoz checked into a Michigan facility—to fight for the release of those being unfairly held.
If living through the reality of immigrant raids and detention seems difficult, try depicting it with cameras rolling.
The leading Democrat working to unveil a comprehensive immigration reform bill is getting his campaign money from the private detention...