Investigating Abuses Against Asylum-Seekers: Contribution to the Cross-Regional Collaborative Model of Investigative Journalism

Investigating Abuses Against Asylum-Seekers: Contribution to the Cross-Regional Collaborative Model of Investigative Journalism

Grant €78,000

Ph.D. Kirsi Cheas, New York University

The research examines how U.S. and Central American journalists, activists, and academics have jointly investigated abuses against Central American asylum-seekers in the U.S. The work produces new knowledge about how cross-regional collaboration facilitated by digital tools can expose hidden data about abuses and enhance the impact of investigative reporting.