Laura Weiss is an editor, journalist, and translator with six years of editorial experience in digital media. She mostly writes about immigration and human rights, primarily in the U.S., Mexico, and Central America. She is currently a Digital Product Manager at The New Republic, where she has also served as a project manager and social media editor, and regularly contributes articles. Before that, she was a Web Editor and Managing Editor at the North American Congress on Latin America for four years. 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 New Republic, 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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