Josie Huang Immigration and Emerging Communities Reporter
Josie Huang is an Immigration and Emerging Communities Reporter for KPCC. Prior to that, she produced and reported for the station's Take Two and The Madeleine Brand Show.
Huang came to KPCC from the Maine Public Broadcasting Network, where she was a reporter and co-host of the evening drive-time news show. Before that, she reported for the Portland (Me.) Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram and The Republican newspaper in Springfield, Massachusetts. Assignments have taken her to Central America’s largest dump, a coastal Mississippi town recovering from Hurricane Katrina and the US-Canada border, which American seniors were crossing to buy cheaper prescription drugs.
Huang grew up in Maryland and Taiwan and went to Dartmouth College in New Hampshire. She's happy to be near relatives, great cuisine and stand-up comedy venues.
Stories by Josie Huang
The brick building on the corner of First and Alameda is being razed to make way for a new subway station opening in 2020.
China's most popular mobile messaging tool is commonly used by Chinese transplants to Alhambra.
On Friday, LA Opera kicks off a months-long series of productions featuring Figaro, the comedic character popularized in 18th-century France. But with its first opera, the company takes on a very modern issue: illegal immigration in Los Angeles.
The company's modern adaptation of Mozart's 'The Marriage of Figaro' spotlights a Mexican handyman working on a Beverly Hills estate.
The LA County Federation of Labor added support from more than 300 unions to a boycott of the Mexican-owned grocery chain. But it may be tough to win over shoppers.
House GOP work to halt executive action. Rubio appeals to conservatives on immigration. California immigrant drivers fail written test at slightly higher rate than state average.
55 percent of immigrant driver applicants failed the written test on Day 1 — a slightly higher rate than the general population.
The prominent American Muslim leader and interfaith activist was remembered by friends, family as a progressive visionary.
The DMV has hired more than 900 employees and opened four new processing centers to handle the surge in applicants.
New immigrant drivers may qualify for state-sponsored discounted insurance coverage even though they have no official record of being on the road.
Obama looks back at his executive action on immigration. Illinois to provide kidney transplants to immigrants without legal status. California growers worry that labor will get worse.
Some 100 people paraded down Crenshaw Boulevard to Leimert Park, bearing signs that read "Black Lives Matter" and "We Can't Breathe."
In immigration news: Executive action hiring, CA to driver's issue licenses, deportations to Cuba, and more
US Agency Hiring 1000 After Obama's Immigration Order - New York Times U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has hired 1,000 new employees who will process applications for the millions expected to benefit under the president's executive action.
More than 7.5 million Southern Californians are expected to travel between Dec. 23 and Jan. 4 - that's up more than 3 percent over 2013, according to AAA.
Immigration authorities try out ankle bracelets on immigrants caught crossing the border. A US district judge throws out Sheriff Joe Arpaio's lawsuit against Obama. The flow in Central American migrant families rises again.