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Biography

Aura Bogado is a reporter for Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting, covering  immigration. Previously, she was a staff writer at Grist, where she wrote about the intersection of race and the environment. She also was the news editor at Colorlines and a writer for The Nation. Her work has appeared in The Guardian, The American Prospect, Mother Jones and a variety of other publications. She holds a bachelor's degree in American studies from Yale University, as well as a certificate in indigenous peoples rights and policy from Columbia University. Bogado is based in Reveal’s Emeryville, California, office.

Articles

Kids on the Line

The Disappeared

For six years, a North Carolina family has tried to find out what the U.S. government did with its children after they were separated at the border.

Feb 18, 2020
Kids on the Line

Six years separated

A 10-year-old girl is separated from her family at the border and enters U.S. custody. Now she’s 17 and still in a shelter. Her family can’t find her.

Feb 15, 2020
Kids on the Line

In harm’s way

The federal government is quietly expanding its use of “tender age” shelters for migrant kids. We’ll tell you what we know.

Jul 20, 2019
Kids on the Line

When they took my son

The stories of two families separated at the U.S.-Mexico border. We compare their experiences with what the government said was supposed to happen.

Feb 2, 2019