Joel Rose Joel Rose is a National Desk correspondent based at NPR's New York Bureau.

Joel Rose

Correspondent, National Desk

Joel Rose is a National Desk Correspondent based at NPR's New York bureau.

Rose's reporting often focuses on immigration, criminal justice, technology and culture. He's interviewed grieving parents after the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Connecticut, resettled refugees in Buffalo, and a long list of musicians including Solomon Burke, Tom Waits and Arcade Fire.

Rose collaborated with NPR's Planet Money podcast for a story on smart guns. He was part of NPR's award-winning coverage of Pope Francis's visit to the US. He's also contributed to breakings news coverage of the mass shooting at Mother Bethel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, Hurricane Sandy and its aftermath, and major protests after the deaths of Trayvon Martin in Florida and Eric Garner in New York.

Before coming to NPR, Rose worked a number of jobs in public radio. He spent a decade in Philadelphia, including six years as a reporter at member station WHYY. He was also a producer at KQED in San Francisco and American Routes in New Orleans.

Rose has a bachelor's degree in history and music from Brown University, where he got his start in broadcasting as an overnight DJ at the college radio station.

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Crews In Panama City, Fla., Working To Clear Debris, Restore Power, Water

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Judge Blocks Trump's Plan To End Temporary Protected Status For 300,000 Immigrants

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An Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent walks down the aisle among shackled Mexican immigrants on board a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement charter jet for deportation. LM Otero/AP hide caption

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Funding The Immigration Crackdown At An 'Unsustainable Rate'

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Trump Immigration Crackdown Strains Resources

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TV journalist Neha Mahajan could lose her work permit if the Trump administration ends a special program for the spouses of H-1B guest workers. Gunjesh Desai/Courtesy of Neha Mahajan hide caption

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High-Skilled Immigrants Call Out The Trump Administration's 'Hypocrisy'

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DHS Proposes Denying Green Cards To Immigrants Who Use Public Aid

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Trump Administration Seeks To Limit Immigration Status Based On Use Of Public Aid

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Immigration authorities have been skipping a step in the process: When they served notices to appear in court, they routinely left the court date blank. Because of that omission and a recent Supreme Court decision, tens of thousands of deportation cases could be delayed, or tossed out altogether. Liam James Doyle/NPR hide caption

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Supreme Court Ruling Means Thousands Of Deportation Cases May Be Tossed Out

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ACLU Says New Agreement Will Give Separated Parents Chance To Claim Asylum

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Asylum seekers line up at the San Ysidro port of entry in Tijuana, Mexico. The ACLU announced today a preliminary agreement with the Trump administration to allow some parents already in the U.S. but separated from their children at the border to apply for asylum. Gregory Bull/AP hide caption

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Trump Administration Proposes Regulations To Put Migrant Children In Detention Indefinitely

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Trump Administration Proposes To Allow For Longer Detention Of Migrant Children

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Children and workers are seen at a tent encampment built near the Tornillo Port of Entry in June in Tornillo, Texas. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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