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
In immigration news: DHS watchdog under fire, ‘modest’ deportation changes, preserving ‘The Mission’
Probe: DHS watchdog cozy with officials, altered reports as he sought top job – Washington Post A new report released today by a Congressional oversight panel found that an acting Department of Homeland Security inspector general behaved improperly during his tenure and that "any report generated out of his office would be suspect.
In the U.S., the vast majority of gun owners are white and male. At the Norco gun club, the president is a Filipino immigrant and members banter in Tagalog about their firearms.
In immigration news: Republicans for reform, lawyers sue for court access, fitness for diverse neighbors
218: Kinzinger, Schock Plead for Immigration Overhaul - Roll Call Immigration reform may be anathema to Republicans in other states , but not in Illinois. On Tuesday, both Reps. Adam Kinzinger and Aaron Schock had video testimonials where they spoke out for reform played at a pro-immigration event sponsored by the Illinois Business Immigration Coalition.
The Midnight Mission called on a cadre of volunteers to serve holiday brunch to a grateful crowd in downtown L.A.
As the new ban on use e-cigarettes goes into effect, retailers are carving out spaces where enthusiasts can legally partake of the practice.
Indio's teens grew up with the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, now in its 15th year. That comes with perks and drawbacks.
Under a proposal backed by UC president Janet Napolitano, students brought to the country illegally as children could secure loans through California's public universities.
More than a third of Asian Americans who didn't vote in 2010 said they were too busy or had a conflicting work or school schedule, according to a new analysis by the Pew Research Center.
SCA 5 has cost Ted Lieu, D-Torrance endorsements in his bid to become a Congress member. And it may have killed a bill sponsored by Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi — on a topic completey unrelated: low-emission vehicles.
For Catholic Angelenos, the setting for the prayer vigil was a familiar one — the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels.
In immigration news: surge in Latino healthcare sign-ups, protection from deportation, bilingual classrooms
Immigration Policy Won't Make It Into the Defense Bill, for Now - National Journal Some House Republicans led by California Rep. Jeff Denham have come up with a plan to provide a path to resident status for young immigrants brought to the country illegally as children if they join the US military.
The LA City Council voted this week for a resolution that urges the Department of Homeland Security to designate the Philippines for Temporary Protected Status, which allows immigrants to live and work in the US for a finite period of time.
Activists set out for immigrant detention center in Arizona - Fox News Latino Calling for a stop to deportations, activists have begun a march that will end April 5 at the Eloy Detention Center in Arizona.
The ordinance, modeled after a similar law in Monterey Park, would restrict the companies to making pickups in private parking lots, and subjecting violators to fines.
High deportation figures are misleading - Los Angeles Times Immigration activists have taken to calling President Obama "deporter-in-chief," pointing out that the number of expulsions under his watch is nearing 2 million.