Jonathan Blitzer

Staff Writer
The New Yorker Magazine

Jonathan Blitzer is a staff writer at The New Yorker, where he covers immigration. He has written about the lives of deportees in Central America, an underground school for the undocumented in Georgia, and the crisis involving unaccompanied minors on Long Island. Over the last year, he has filed more than fifty stories for The New Yorker and newyorker.com. He won a 2017 National Award for Education Reporting, has twice been a finalist for a Livingston Award, and was recognized by the American Immigration Lawyers Association with the 2018 Media Leadership Award. Blitzer covered the family separation crisis from Washington, D.C., New York, Texas, New Mexico, and California.

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