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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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Unaccompanied minors wait to be processed by U.S. Border Patrol agents near the U.S.-Mexico border in La Joya, Texas on April 10. The Biden administration faces big challenges as it deals with the record-breaking surge of unaccompanied minors. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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Fewer Migrant Children Held In Border Detention Facilities, But Challenges Remain

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Army Lieutenant Sues Police Officers In Virginia For Excessive Force

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March Saw Record-Breaking Numbers At The U.S.-Mexico Border

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Chart: ICE Detention Population Decreasing Sharply Ruth Talbot/NPR hide caption

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Beyond The Border, Fewer Immigrants Being Locked Up But ICE Still Pays For Empty Beds

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Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas addresses a press briefing this month. Mayorkas has tried to discourage migrants from coming north and blamed the Trump administration for dismantling the system that processes and cares for them. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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Despite 'Ample Warning,' U.S. Was Unprepared For Latest Surge Of Migrant Children

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False conspiracy theories have always been a part of U.S. history, but experts say they're spreading faster and wider than ever before. Matt Williams for NPR hide caption

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'More Dangerous And More Widespread': Conspiracy Theories Spread Faster Than Ever

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Disinformation Still Swirls Concerning Legitimacy Of Biden Administration

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo Accused Of Sexual Harassment By Two Former Staffers

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Biden Administration Limits ICE's Ability To Arrest And Deport Certain Non-Citizens

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A U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officer looks on during an operation in Escondido, Calif., in 2019. The Biden administration today announced new guidelines that are expected to sharply limit arrests and deportations carried out by ICE. Gregory Bull/AP hide caption

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A Look At How Biden Could Rebuild The Asylum System

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Here Are The Immigration Actions President Biden Plans To Sign

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Senate Confirms Alejandro Mayorkas, First Immigrant And First Latino To Lead DHS

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