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 show.
Huang came to KPCC from the Maine Public Broadcasting Network, where she was a reporter and co-host of the afternoon 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: Controversial Latino PAC shutters, the first-ever Hmong-American US judge, Latino superhero series lives on
California Latino Caucus closes one of its fundraising PACs - Sacramento Bee On the last day of the year, a controversial political action committee tied to the Legislature's Latino Caucus shut down.
In Immigration News: Latinos still searching for political clout, chances for reform in 2014, 'Anchorman' dog-eating joke
Latinos still face electoral hurdles in California - Associated Press Even with Latinos poised to become California's largest ethnic group in 2014, they lack political clout in surprising places.
LA's plastic-bag ban starts Jan. 1 in large grocery stores such as Ralph's and Von's and will expand to include smaller stores July 1.
A new feature on Yelp lets diners know how restaurants rate on food hygiene.
The chain said that accounts of customers who made purchases by swiping their cards at terminals in its U.S. stores between Nov. 27 and Dec.15 may have been exposed.
Danny LeClair and Aubrey Loots have always done things with panache, since the first time they laid eyes on each other on a dance floor fogged up with dry ice.
Developer Snowball West says it wants to commemorate Japanese detainees, but not under restrictions ordained by the city
"Royals" singer Lorde caught a lot of online hate for her rumored boyfriend, James Lowe, but others saw an opportunity to attack racial biases.
More than 2,000 people are following the Alhambra P.D.'s site since it officially launched this week
USC's Network of Korean-American Leaders has turned out more than 150 fellows since its inception in 2006.
For something that doesn’t even exist, the National Museum of the American Latino sure is popular.
In the heart of Little Tokyo, at the corner of First and Alameda, is a plain-faced brick building with the wildest of backstories. Before long, it'll be history.
Huy Fong Foods founder David Tran hangs a banner at his Irwindale facility that reads “No tear gas made here."
The order requires sauce maker Huy Fong Foods to stop any operations that could be causing the odors and make changes to mitigate them. Read the full judge's order here.
Dozens of fast participants squeezed into a chapel within the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, invited by Archbishop Jose Gomez, himself a Mexican immigrant.