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Biography

Aura Bogado is a reporter for Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting, covering  immigration. Previously, she was a staff writer at Grist, where she wrote about the intersection of race and the environment. She also was the news editor at Colorlines and a writer for The Nation. Her work has appeared in The Guardian, The American Prospect, Mother Jones and a variety of other publications. She holds a bachelor's degree in American studies from Yale University, as well as a certificate in indigenous peoples rights and policy from Columbia University. Bogado is based in Reveal’s Emeryville, California, office.

Articles

COVID-19

Detained and exposed

Social distancing and hand-washing are meant to keep us safe from the coronavirus. But in immigrant detention centers, those measures are impossible.

Apr 11, 2020
Immigration

Los desaparecidos

Durante seis años, una familia de Carolina del Norte ha tratado de averiguar qué hizo el gobierno de los Estados Unidos con sus hijos después de ser separados en la frontera.

Mar 4, 2020
Kids on the Line

The Disappeared

For six years, a North Carolina family has tried to find out what the U.S. government did with its children after they were separated at the border.

Feb 18, 2020
Kids on the Line

Six years separated

A 10-year-old girl is separated from her family at the border and enters U.S. custody. Now she’s 17 and still in a shelter. Her family can’t find her.

Feb 15, 2020
Kids on the Line

In harm’s way

The federal government is quietly expanding its use of “tender age” shelters for migrant kids. We’ll tell you what we know.

Jul 20, 2019