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: Hunger strike at detention center, activists crisscross country, gay immigrant fears deportation
Migrant detainees at Washington state centre continue protesting conditions - The Guardian The hunger strike at a privately-run immigration detention center in Tacoma, Wash. facility keeps going, but with dwindling numbers.
In the last month, a proposal to reinstate affirmative action at California’s public universities has inflamed some Asian-American groups unlike any recent issue.
In Immigration News: Obama TV appearance goes awry, a new, tougher strategy for reform, Latinos as 'Reagan Democrats'
TV appearance shows immigration hurting Obama among Hispanics - Washington Post A televised event the President intended to promote Obamacare among Latinos backfired on him, when the hosts of Telemundo and Univision grilled him on immigration.
California Healthy Nail Salons Collaborative is a nonprofit program working to improve health conditions at manicure shops, the vast majority of which are run by Vietnamese immigrants.
Ukrainian-Americans disagree over the role Russia should have in the southern peninsula of Crimea, or the rest of the country.
The vast majority of Academy members are white, male and over 60. But an effort is underway to include more women and people of color.
Pew finds broad support for immigrants - Politico A new poll released by the Pew Research Center Thursday shows that 73 percent of Americans back a path to legal status (including 64 percent of Republicans.
More than 120 UCLA and USC students attended a town hall meeting Thursday night to discuss racist, sexist fliers sent to each school.
The idea of branding Little Arabia has caught on with city leaders eager to promote another facet of Anaheim beyond Disneyland.
California is the biggest state to allow immigrants without legal status to apply for driver’s licenses. But regulators still need to write the rules, and some immigrants are concerned the finalized law might not work as intended.
Proposed Voting Rights Fix May Leave Latinos Vulnerable at Polls - NBC News Last year, the Supreme Court struck down provisions of the Voting Rights Act that required federal supervision of nine states that have a record of discrimination against minorities at the polls.
As the Spanish voice of the LA Dodgers, Jaime Jarrin is known for calling plays . But in a new public service campaign, Jarrin’s the one making the pitch.
Drought may be drying up their crops, but farmers in California and beyond say they face as great a threat far from home: inaction on immigration reform.
GOP officials, trying to reclaim a once-dependable voting bloc, recently held an outreach session at Grace Ministries in Fullerton, where some 6,000 Korean-Americans worship.
The latest Otis Report on the Creative Economy shows that creative industries contributed nearly 8 percent of the state's Gross State Product in 2012.