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
Migrant children face continuing trauma as young adults. Border Patrol reports fewer migrant deaths despite increased illegal crossings. Researchers say immigrant women are more vulnerable to workplace exploitation.
Thousands of second-generation Japanese-American girls joined L.A.-area clubs in the 1930s to play sports, do community service and, unofficially, meet boys.
Deportations have been down over the last year. Churches offering up sanctuary to immigrants. Schools across the country struggle with influx of migrant children.
The high school has officially replaced a controversial 'Arab' caricature that offended Arab-Americans.
A civil rights group found that hostilities against South Asians, as well as Arabs and Muslims, were higher in California and New York.
Poll shows diminishing support for immigration reform. Latino voters less fond of Obama performance. Colorado Democrats may struggle in midterm elections.
Activists say they will focus on strengthening Latino electoral might and pressuring Obama to take broad executive action.
Landsea Group said it's investing $1 billion in the U.S. housing market. In California, it is building a community for nearly 200 households in Simi Valley.
Thirteen workers at a Little Tokyo restaurant have filed claims with the state that they've been cheated out of wages.
White House admits executive order might be delayed. Fight in Nebraska over granting driver's licenses to DACA recipients. Presidential prospects court Latino voters.
Opponents of the monument to comfort women are appealing a federal judge's decision to dismiss an earlier suit, and have filed a new suit over the statue's plaque.
Some 2,000 'Dreamers' enrolled at UC schools will find added resources, including more financial aid, advisers and services.
A town hall downtown L.A. Wednesday drew hundreds, including immigrants rights groups, politicians and law enforcement officials.
Top-nominated Orange is the New Black gets shut out. Sofia Vergara's 'diversity' bit gets panned by some viewers.
A quarter of the country's Vietnamese immigrants live in Orange, Los Angeles and Santa Clara counties.