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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

This Cambodian Monk Is Building A Mini Angkor Wat in Lowell, Massachusetts

Cambodian refugees are transforming the cradle of the American Industrial Revolution.

'This Town Is an Amnesty Town Now'

Two brothers give up their fight to keep undocumented Brazilian immigrants from settling in their Boston suburb.  

The Golden Glove Fighters From Another Massachusetts Mill Town

Two young Latino boxers have made their way to this week's National Golden Gloves championship. Can they bring home a victory for one of America's poorest cities?

Raising a Daughter in a Detroit Squatting Community

These mostly white squatters have set up "Fireweed Universe City" in abandoned homes throughout a historically black neighborhood.

Detroit Is a Dream Come True for Iraqi Refugees

When you've grown up in Baghdad and been driven out of your home by militants, even America's most struggling city is a welcome sight.

The Detroit Entrepreneurs You Never Hear About

White millionaires are remaking downtown Detroit. But these small businesses are opening in the struggling neighborhoods where people live. 

'It's About as Dangerous Here Now as It Is in Mexico'

It took decades of work for this immigrant to buy his family a house in Detroit. Now he wonders if it will be the last one standing on his street. 

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