Jonathan Blitzer

New Yorker magazine

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Jonathan Blitzer is a contributing writer to the New Yorker.

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Today is the deadline for the Trump administration to reunite the children and parents who were separated at the border.

Family Reunification Deadline

Today is the deadline for the Trump administration to reunite the children and parents who were separated at the border.

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During President Trump’s State of the Union on Tuesday night, he talked about two teenage girls on Long Island who were murdered by MS-13 gang members in 2016.

How the MS-13 gang spread from Los Angeles to New York

During President Trump’s State of the Union on Tuesday night, he talked about two teenage girls on Long Island who were murdered by MS-13 gang members in 2016.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

It's just 150 miles between Laredo and San Antonio — but the drive is long enough to be deadly — when almost 100 migrants are crammed into a tractor-trailer with no water, no relief…

Border security and human tragedy

It's just 150 miles between Laredo and San Antonio — but the drive is long enough to be deadly — when almost 100 migrants are crammed into a tractor-trailer with no water, no relief…

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