Caitlin Dickerson

Caitlin Dickerson is a national immigration reporter based in New York.

Since joining The New York Times in 2016, she has broken news about changes in deportation and detention policy, and profiled the lives of immigrants, including those without legal status. She frequently appears as a guest on The Daily podcast, and has filled in as its host.

Before joining The Times , Caitlin was an investigative reporter for NPR, where her work was honored with a George Foster Peabody Award and an Edward R. Murrow Award. She was also a finalist for the Livingston Award.


In June of 2018, ProPublica released a piece of audio that would come to define one of the most critical news stories of the year: the separation and detention of families seeking asylum at the U.S. - Mexico border.