Laura Weiss is an freelance editor and journalist with five years of editorial experience who writes about immigration and human rights, primarily in Mexico and Central America. She spent four years at the North American Congress on Latin America, where she served as Managing Editor and Web Editor, respectively, and has also held positions at World Politics Review and the Center for International Policy. Laura has a master’s degree in Latin American and Caribbean Studies from New York University, where she focused on U.S. policy in Mexico and human rights violations in the context of the drug war. She has been published in The Nation, LA Review of Books, In These Times, World Politics Review, Foreign Policy in Focus, NACLA, TruthOut, Medium, and Huffington Post. She is based in Brooklyn.

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