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Joel Rose

Correspondent, National Desk

Joel Rose is a correspondent on NPR's National Desk. He covers immigration and breaking news.

Rose was among the first to report on the Trump administration's efforts to roll back asylum protections for victims of domestic violence and gangs. He's also covered the separation of migrant families, the legal battle over the travel ban, and the fight over the future of DACA.

He has interviewed grieving parents after the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, asylum-seekers fleeing from violence and poverty in Central America, and a long list of musicians including Solomon Burke, Tom Waits and Arcade Fire.

Rose has contributed to breaking news coverage of the mass shooting at Emanuel AME Church in South Carolina, Hurricane Sandy and its aftermath, and major protests after the deaths of Trayvon Martin in Florida and Eric Garner in New York.

He's also collaborated with NPR's Planet Money podcast, and was part of NPR's Peabody Award-winning coverage of the Ebola outbreak in 2014.

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Cubans wait their turn to enter Panama's embassy in Havana to apply for travel visas to Panama last March. The U.S. State Department eliminated a coveted five-year tourist visa for Cubans, dealing a heavy blow to entrepreneurs and Cuban members of divided families who used the visas to see relatives in the U.S. and buy precious supplies for their businesses on the island. Ramon Espinosa/AP hide caption

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How The Trump Administration Uses 'Workarounds' To Reshape Legal Immigration

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A U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer waits for migrants who are applying for asylum in the U.S. to arrive at International Bridge 1 where they will cross from Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, to Laredo, Texas, early Sept. 17, 2019. Fernando Llano/AP hide caption

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Advocates Say President Trump's Immigration Policy Is 'A Tool Of Cruelty'

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ICE Launches Public Relations Push To Address Threats And Harassment Against Agents

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Why The E-Verify System Isn't Working In Mississippi

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Immigration: Mixed Signals On Bahamians, Southern Border Statistics

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Hurricane Dorian Hits North Carolina

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A new Trump administration policy on citizenship for children born abroad may affect only a small fraction of U.S. service members and government employees, but its announcement drew anger. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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What Do New Citizenship Rules For Kids Of U.S. Military, Workers Abroad Mean?

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Trump's Track Record On Family Detentions

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Trump Administration Releases Final Text For New Migrant Detainment Regulations

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Ken Cuccinelli, the acting director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, speaks during a briefing at the White House on Monday. Trump administration officials announced new rules that aim to deny permanent residency to migrants who may need to use food stamps, Medicaid and other public benefits. Brendan Smialowski /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Met By Protesters During His Visit To Meet With Dayton Shooting Victims

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New Details Emerge About Gunman Who Killed 9 People In Dayton, Ohio

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Other Democrats Attack Biden On Race, Criminal Justice

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