The Florida Center for Investigative Reporting won eight awards in the Florida Society of News Editors' annual statewide journalism competition, including FCIR's first awards for Spanish-language journalism.
Haiti-based reporter Jacob Kushner talked today with Phil Latzman of WLRN Miami Herald News about his stories for the Florida Center for Investigative Reporting.
Produced in partnership with WLRN Miami Herald News, the award-winning stories examined deportations to Haiti and criminal extraditions.
Jacob Kushner: Hundreds of Haitian immigrants currently in ICE custody do not have criminal histories or have committed non-violent crimes.
Jacob Kushner: U.S. spent $140 million on controversial post-quake food exports.
Jacob Kushner: Following FCIR's investigation of deportations to Haiti, the Obama administration announced plans to review pending deportation cases of low-level criminal offenders.