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Kate Morrissey

San Diego, CA
Immigration Reporter — The San Diego Union-Tribune

#Immigration reporter for the San Diego Union Tribune. Formerly at @TheStar_news in #joburg Bgirl, DJ, capoeirista, yogi, dog lover. Views expressed are my own.

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And here's the story: San Diego ICE office arrests 115 unauthorized immigrants in 3-day operation  http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/immigration/sd-me-ice-arrests-20180316-story.html 
@ICEgov San Diego field office arrested 115 this week in large-scale targeted operation. More info to come. Watch for story on @sdut
RT @aflores: A federal court today issued a preliminary injunction stopping Los Angeles from imposing gang injunction restrictio… https://t.co/SGVn0W3qCu
RT @SDuncovered: If you value local news, please pay for it. Help us help you. A free press isn’t free. Journalism costs money to produce.…
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Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes. My mom had one when I was little, and I used to play with it. I think I was 8 or 9 years old when my family got a computer.

What tools and software do you use to do your job?

Social media, Excel, D3, WordPress, HTML/CSS/Javascript and the Adobe Creative Cloud.

Why did you become a journalist?

I love language, and I love getting to know people. Journalism is the perfect marriage of the two.