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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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What Are The Presidential Candidates' Views On Immigration?

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MLB Hall Of Famer Joe Morgan Dies At 77

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President Trump boards Marine One to travel to a fundraiser at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J., last Thursday. Hours after he returned, he tested positive for the coronavirus. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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'Lives They Might Put At Risk': Trump Went To A Fundraiser Instead Of Into Quarantine

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Contact Tracing Still Taking Place For Recent Trump Fundraiser

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President Trump departs for Bedminster, N.J., on Thursday from Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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N.J. Officials Say Trump Fundraiser Put Lives At Risk, But Attendees Appear Unworried

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As COVID-19 Cases Rise, NYC's Mayor Aims To Rollback Reopening

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Vehicles make their way along Interstate 205 South during the "Oregon for Trump 2020 Labor Day Cruise Rally" earlier this month at Clackamas Community College in Oregon City. Michael Arellano/AP hide caption

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As Pro-Trump Caravans Hit Roads Across U.S., Organizers Are Upbeat Despite Tensions

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Earlier this year, Monster City Studios, a company that normally makes amusement park and movie props, pivoted to manufacturing MCS face shields with forehead protection. It was one of many small companies to make the switch. David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Why Can't America Make Enough N95 Masks? 6 Months Into Pandemic, Shortages Persist

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ICE Almost Deported Immigrant Woman Who Says She Got Unwanted Surgery While Detained

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NPR Probes Why Personal Protective Equipment Is Still In Short Supply

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People march in support of Jacob Blake and his family to the Kenosha County Courthouse in Kenosha, Wis., in August. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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More Americans Support Than Oppose Protests Over The Jacob Blake Shooting, Poll Shows

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Honduran migrants, Ricardo Sr., (left), his son Ricardo Jr., 13, and his cousin Jorge, 16, walk near their home in Texas. When the two teenage boys crossed the border illegally into Texas last month, they turned themselves in to the Border Patrol. They were later escorted to a hotel by armed men in civilian clothes. Scott Dalton for NPR hide caption

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Shadow Immigration System: Migrant Children Detained In Hotels By Private Contractors

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2 Young Migrants Are Caught Up In A Shadow Immigration System

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PPE and medical supplies are piled up at a wing at United Memorial Medical Center in Houston. Demand for such equipment has remained high months into the pandemic. David J. Phillip/AP hide caption

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Yep, Masks And Protective Gear Are Still Hard To Get — Especially For Small Buyers

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