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
USC largest Chinese student group writes open letter to school president and posts messages of anger, disappointment and trepidation.
In immigration news: GOP's border vote; protesters focus on White House, illness at detention centers
GOP conservatives say they'll take a border vote. Giving up on Congress, protesters focus on White House. Reports of illness at detention centers for migrant children.
Police said Xinran Ji, an engineering student from China, was assaulted early Thursday morning on the street near his off-campus apartment building.
Nearly 200 Cambodians who survived Khmer Rouge rule and are now living in the U.S. submitted written testimony to assist prosecutors in the U.N.-backed tribunal.
In immigration news: Congress split over migrant children, Jeb Bush's op-ed, con artists target migrant kids' families, American-born gangs, more
Congress divided over deportation of migrant children. Potential presidential candidate Jeb Bush pushes for immigration reform. American-born gangs behind children leaving Central America.
Two former 'comfort women' go on a U.S. tour, making their first stop in L.A. to show support for a controversial monument to war-time sex slaves in Glendale.
Community groups want federal regulators to deny Banc of California’s bid to acquire 20 Popular Community Bank branches.
Gov. Rick Perry has ordered 1,000 National Guard troops to the Texas-Mexico border. Courts flooded with cases of migrant children. Immigrants renewing deportation deferrals.
Deportation deferrals are good for two-years – and starting to expire next month. Immigrants under Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals must reapply or lose this special status.
Hundreds of anti-illegal immigration protests to take place nationwide Friday and Saturday. Republicans hold back from granting Pres. Obama's $3.7 billion to deal with border crisis. Calls to make it easier to deport more unaccompanied minors.
Three generations of Japanese-Americans lived on the Huntington Beach property with a goldfish farm and the county's first Japanese Presbyterian Church. The current owners wants to demolish those buildings.
Residents in border states more likely to see immigration as top issue facing country. A testy public exchange between the White House and MD governor. State leaders consider housing unaccompanied children in their states.
Asian-American point guard Jeremy Lin is expected to attract fans from SoCal's large Asian population. Lakers management calls him "a solid player who will make us a better team."
House GOP kills last hope for immigration bill. Sheldon Adelson joins forces with Bill Gates and Warren Buffett. Judges added to ease backlog in immigration courts.
People on both sides of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict are in the region this summer, visiting family, searching for identity, even getting married.