Tina Vasquez

Immigration Reporter

Tina Vasquez is the immigration reporter at Rewire.News. Previously, she was a freelance writer and editor with almost ten years of experience, focusing on intersectional feminism, racial justice, and immigration. She is the former associate editor at Black Girl Dangerous and she has contributed to the Guardian, Truthout, Jezebel, Bitch Magazine, and Al Jazeera. She is a 2014 VONA/Voices of Our Nations Arts Foundation alumna and the winner of the Media Consortium’s 2015 Impact Award for her story “It’s Time to End the Long History of Feminism Failing Transgender Women.”


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[Photo: Immigrants receive assistance with their U.S. citizenship applications]

Analysis Immigration

What Is Deferred Enforced Departure? It’s Complicated.

Tina Vasquez

"When someone's whole life has been built here—they've created a family, started a business, become a reliable employee, bought a home—no one gains by disrupting these lives and communities by ending their status and providing no way for them to adjust their status and lawfully remain in the U.S. This is very much tragic for America."

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