Leslie Berestein Rojas Immigration and Emerging Communities Reporter
Leslie Berestein Rojas is KPCC's Immigration and Emerging Communities Reporter.
An award-winning journalist with several years’ experience reporting on immigration issues, Berestein Rojas most recently covered immigration on the U.S.-Mexico border for the San Diego Union-Tribune. She has retraced the steps of migrants along desert smuggling trails, investigated immigrant detention contractors, and told the stories of families left behind in Mexico’s migrant-sending towns.
A native of Cuba raised in Los Angeles, Leslie has also written for Time, People, the Orange County Register and the Los Angeles Times. She has reported from Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean.
Stories by Leslie Berestein Rojas
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In the news this morning: Pakistan flood relief, Salazar records, possible mosque arson, National Guard and more
Ruben Salazar had clashed repeatedly with LAPD in months before slaying - Los Angeles Times (articles.latimes.com)
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Five myths about mosques in America (The Washington Post)
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In the news this morning: The anti-Muslim NY stabber, a migrant tragedy near Juarez, a Latino 'Jon & Kate' and more
Michael Enright, cabbie-stabber, had "anti-Muslim" diary - War Room - Salon.com (Salon)
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Mayor Defends Mosque Near Ground Zero - WSJ.com (Wall Street Journal)