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Kate Morrissey

Kate Morrissey, originally from Atlanta, came to The San Diego Union-Tribune in March 2016. She worked first on the DataWatch team before taking on the immigration beat in August 2016.  She has a master's degree from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism. She interned at The Star newspaper in Johannesburg, South Africa, where she covered the start of the #FeesMustFall movement. Before deciding to pursue a career in journalism, she worked at a software company in Wisconsin making electronic medical record programs. She studied Literary Translation at the University of Georgia for her undergraduate degree and is fluent in French. You can keep up with the latest in immigration news by liking her Facebook page and following her on Twitter.
More than 70 detainees condemn conditions at San Diego immigration facility

The letter, written in December, alleges that detainees have experienced medical neglect, safety issues, and racism and discrimination, according to Freedom for Immigrants, the group to whom the letter was addressed.

Volunteers, activists, journalists interrogated at border about caravan

At least a couple dozen freelance journalists, immigrant rights advocates and volunteers say they've been detained and interrogated by border officials.

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