Caitlin Dickerson

Caitlin Dickerson appears in the following:

Trump Administration Proposes Regulation to Detain Migrant Children Indefinitely

Monday, September 10, 2018

In a bid to extend its zero-tolerance immigration policy, the Trump administration is seeking to lift court-imposed limits on how long it can hold migrant children in detention.


As Government Rushes to Reunify Separated Families, Questions Remain About Parents Already Deported

Thursday, July 26, 2018

The fallout from President Trump's zero tolerance immigration policy continues as the government rushes to meet a judge's deadline to reunify separated families.


What Life is Like for Children in a Detention Center

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Annie Correal and Caitlin Dickerson discuss the conditions of the shelters for immigrant children separated from their families and how these children are being treated.


In Puerto Rico, Residents Get Creative to Stay Alive

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Many residents in Puerto Rico are still without power and water after Hurricane Maria, and are devising creative solutions to keep themselves and their neighbors alive. 


The Trump Era of Immigration Enforcement Raids Begins

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Recent arrests of 600 people across the U.S. and more than 40 people in the New York City area have shaken the immigrant community.

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Baton Rouge Civil Rights Leaders Fashion A Model Response To Police Shootings

Saturday, July 09, 2016

Sometimes violent protests have followed the deaths of African-American men at the hands of white police officers. But community leaders in Baton Rouge are instead focusing on political action.


Baton Rouge Police Shooting Victim Honored At Prayer Vigil

Friday, July 08, 2016

Hundreds attended a prayer vigil for Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, La. Sterling was the black man who was shot dead in an altercation with two white police officers early Tuesday morning.


Justice Department Continues Probe Into Police Shooting Of Alton Sterling

Thursday, July 07, 2016

The fatal police shooting of 37-year-old black man Alton Sterling sparked protests in Baton Rouge, La., on Wednesday. The Justice Department continues its civil rights investigation into the shooting.


Call Logs Reveal New Details From Orlando Shooting

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

The city of Orlando released hundreds of pages from police and fire communications the day of the nightclub shootings that killed 49 people and injured more than 50 others.


Bearing Witness To The Shootings In Orlando: How The Events Unfolded

Friday, June 17, 2016

The attack at a Florida nightclub played out for more than three dramatic hours. Survivors, doctors and law enforcement officials recap the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.


Missouri Senator To Introduce Bill To Help Veterans Exposed To Mustard Gas

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Many veterans used in secret U.S. military experiments during World War II weren't notified they could apply for compensation. Claire McCaskill's bill calls for a new policy for processing claims.


WWII Veteran, Who Fought To Expose Secret Mustard Gas Experiments, Dies

Monday, May 30, 2016

Charles Cavell spent decades fighting for VA compensation, even after he and others — who had been sworn to secrecy by the U.S. military — helped bring the testing program to light. He was 89.


Even For Those Here Legally, High Stakes And Few Protections In Immigration Court

Saturday, April 30, 2016

After conviction, non-citizens face deportation in a second system of justice that has different rules and fewer protections. NPR followed one man — and his family — through the process.


Inside A Georgia Immigration Court, One Man Fights To Stay With His Family

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Thousands of immigrants go through the Lumpkin, Ga., immigration court yearly. More than 97 percent of them lose and are deported. NPR follows the case of one man whose lawyer thinks he has a shot at winning.


Senator Presses VA On Failure To Help Vets Exposed To Mustard Gas

Friday, February 05, 2016

Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., had strong words for Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald on Thursday regarding the VA's failure to compensate thousands of World War II veterans who were exposed to mustard gas.

McCaskill has been requesting information from the agency ever since NPR reported the ...


Families React To NPR's Reporting Of Secret Mustard Gas Testing

Tuesday, November 03, 2015

The World War II military experiments exposed more than 60,000 American troops. But because the testing was classified, many family members of veterans never learned the details of what happened.


Veterans Used In Secret Experiments Sue Military For Answers

Saturday, September 05, 2015

The U.S. military exposed tens of thousands of troops to chemical and biological agents before 1975. Today, those vets are seeking health care and details on what substances they were given.


Apology Demanded For Mustard Gas Experiment Subjects

Thursday, July 23, 2015

A bipartisan group of members of Congress led by Rep. Mike Honda, D-Calif., has called on Defense Secretary Ash Carter to apologize to American veterans who were used in race-based chemical weapons experiments. Their letter comes in response to a recent NPR Investigation into the tests, which were ...


Can The Agent Orange Act Help Veterans Exposed To Mustard Gas?

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Just like World War II vets who were exposed to mustard gas during secret chemical testing, Vietnam vets exposed to Agent Orange had trouble obtaining VA benefits — until they got the law changed.


Senators Call For VA To Explain Why It Couldn't Find Mustard-Gassed Veterans

Wednesday, July 01, 2015

A group of 12 U.S. senators is calling on the Department of Veterans Affairs to help World War II veterans who were exposed to mustard gas, after an NPR Investigation found the VA broke a decades-old promise to provide them compensation.

Last week, we reported that the VA ...