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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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News Brief: Trump Campaigns In Florida And Threatens Mass Deportations

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President Trump Threatens Mass Deportation Of Immigrants

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Ken Cuccinelli, seen here in 2016, was named on Monday as acting head of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, which is charged with adjudicating requests for citizenship, green cards and visas. Molly Riley/AP hide caption

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Trump Administration Taps Hard-Liner Cuccinelli For Top Immigration Job

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Immigrant Advocates Worry As Administration Seeks New Head Of Immigration Agency

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The Southwest Key-Casa Padre Facility in Brownsville, Texas, formerly a Walmart, is one of more than 150 federally contracted shelters for unaccompanied minors that will lose educational and legal programs as a result of the mandate by Health and Human Services. Sergio Flores/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Administration Ends Some Services For Migrant Children In Shelters

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Immigration Experts Question Whether Its Possible For Mexico To Stop Flow Of Migrants

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Democrats Clash With Homeland Security Secretary Over Migrant Children Deaths

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U.S. Border Patrol agents conduct intake at the Central Processing Center in McAllen, Texas. The center is temporarily not taking in migrants after the outbreak of "a flu-related illness." U.S. Customs And Border Protection/Getty Images hide caption

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How The Government Is Responding To A 5th Migrant Child Death At The Southern Border

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Teenage Boy Is The Latest Migrant Minor To Die In U.S. Custody

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The Trump Administration's Record On Immigration

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President Trump lays out a new immigration proposal in the Rose Garden at the White House on May 16. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Tracking Trump On Immigration: Despite Focus, Many Ideas Are Stalled Or Blocked

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Kurt Cobain in the studio with Nirvana in late 1991. Michel Linssen/Redferns/Getty Images hide caption

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'Smells Like Teen Spirit,' The Anthem For A Generation That Didn't Want One

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