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Jessica Weisberg

Author Bios

Jessica Weisberg

Jessica Weisberg

Jessica Weisberg has written for The New York Times, the Guardian, The New Yorker, The American Prospect and many other publications. Her reporting on immigration has been honored with fellowships from the McCormick Foundation and the Institute for Journalism and Justice. 

Articles

News and Features

287(g), the Department of Homeland Security program that empowers local police, like notorious Sheriff Joe Arpaio, to detain undocumented immigrants, is under scrutiny.

Shimon Dotan's documentary Hot House takes a candid and compelling look at Palestinians serving life terms in Israeli prisons.

A child dies after being enveloped by toxic pesticides on a soybean mega-farm, and two landowners are found guilty of homicide. Four years later, they still haven't paid the price for the crime.

Blogs

Nearly thirty Amazon technicians held the first unionization vote in the company’s history.
It launched months late, loads slowly and is poorly translated.  
A new movement known as Wages for Facebook says yes. 
The mining industry isn’t the only one with major workplace safety regulation issues. 
So far, 2014 has been a year of states doing as they please.
JT’s backup dancers have made history by winning a union contract for touring artists.
NYU becomes the only private university with unionized teaching assistants.