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Alexia Fernández Campbell writes about immigration and demographics for National Journal's Next America project. She previously covered South Florida's immigrant and Latino communities for the South Florida Sun-Sentinel and the Spanish-language newspaper of The Palm Beach Post. Her work has appeared in the The Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times and the Chicago Tribune. Alexia has a master's degree in journalism and public affairs from American University and a bachelor's degree in communications from The University of Tennessee. She is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese.

Latest From Alexia Fernández Campbell

Undocumented and Unaware: 'I Don't Know What I Am Anymore'

Lendy Velasquez has a thick drawl and a driver's permit--but unlike her classmates, the teenager needs DACA to stay in the country. 

Will a Black-Latino Alliance in Mississippi Change Politics in the Deep South?

On immigration and other issues, minorities are having success pushing back against the long-standing conservative white majority.

Meet the First Undocumented Med-School Student at UC San Francisco

Jirayut Latthivongskorn asked admissions offices around the country if anyone knew of a "Dreamer" who had made it into medical school. No one did. "It was very much like trying to find a unicorn,"...

What It's Like to Be a Latino Entrepreneur in Silicon Valley

With the help of Manos Accelerator, Latino start-ups try to break into the tech world's 'white boys club.'

Children Still Struggle to Read in the Neighborhood Where the Latino-Rights Movement Began

Cesar Chavez dropped out of school to work the fields near Mayfair more than 70 years ago. Now a group of local parents is determined to keep other Latino children from having to make the same ch...

It's Hard Out There for a Bay Area Conservative

Conservatives in Northern California "have been beaten into submission," says Chris Pareja, host of a weekly political television show in Silicon Valley.

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