Maria Hinojosa, award-winning journalist
Air Dates: April 7-9, 2018
This week's guest on REPORT FROM SANTA FE is award-winning journalist MARIA HINOJOSA, host of NPR's "Latino USA" and a reporter for CBS, PBS, CNN, in a timely interview about DACA, Dreamers, and immigration.
Widely regarded as the top Hispanic female journalist in America, Hinojosa has received 4 Emmys, the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award for Reporting on the Disadvantaged, the Edward R. Murrow Award, among many others.
In 2011, she became the first Latina to anchor a “Frontline” report on PBS (Lost in Detention, a documentary exploring the issue of deportation and immigrant detention and abuse). Since 1995, she has been named three times as one of the 100 Most Influential Hispanics by Hispanic Business magazine for her work as a reporter for CBS, NPR, and CNN.
In this timely interview, Hinojosa explores the crucial issues of immigration, deportation, the fate of the Dreamers and those with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), U.S. Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE), sanctuary cities, and racism.