A number of people have emailed since my ICE story was published in The New York Times Magazine to ask how I was able to learn who the deportation offi…
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Dr. Gary Shiffman, a behavioral economist and the former chief of staff for U.S. Customs and Border Protection, is the CEO of the growing analytics sta…
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One takeaway from my investigation into ICE’s investigators for The New York Times Magazine is how states that offer driver’s licenses to undocumented …
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Friends, colleagues, strangers who signed up for my mailing list and must now suffer the consequences: I’m dusting off this list (and moving it to a ne…
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From the archives (London Review of Books; Feb. 7, 2019): Last spring, my wife, wanting to change career, was accepted by nursing school, and our famil…
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From the archives (Outside Magazine; Jul. 18, 2018): She flew down early on a Monday without telling her husband or kids where she was going or what sh…
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From the archives (New York Times Sunday Review; Nov. 18, 2016): Do you panic easily? Do you often feel blue? Do you have a sharp tongue? Do you get ch…
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From the archives (New York Times Magazine; Oct. 23, 2016): On his first day on the job in the Seattle Police Department, Mike Wagers was invited to an…
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From the archives (Rolling Stone; Jun. 30, 2016): At 9 a.m., ExxonMobil’s shareholders start to file into Dallas’ Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center fo…
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From the archives (Audubon Magazine; Jan. 2016): To make an expedition by icebreaker in the modern American Arctic, you fly to the gold-rush city of No…
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From the archives (Smithsonian Magazine; Oct. 2015): The spot Sebastião Salgado wants me to see is a few minutes up a fire road, on a ridge he used to …
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A century ago on the flanks of Mount Field in Canada’s Yoho National Park, Charles Doolittle Walcott, then secretary of the Smithsonian and one of the …
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