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Jean Guerrero

Fronteras Reporter

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Jean Guerrero is a multimedia reporter with experience covering Latin America. She started her career at the Wall Street Journal and Dow Jones Newswires in Mexico City as a foreign correspondent. She covered commodities in Mexico, Central America, and the Andean region for video, print, and online. She filmed the Wall Street Journal Mexico City Bureau’s first interview with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto and trekked through mountains with coffee smugglers, opium poppy producers, maize farmers, and more.

Her work has also appeared in The Economist, The Seattle Times, Las Vegas Sun, San Diego CityBeat, Makeshift Magazine, Beacon and other publications.

Jean was born and raised in San Diego, holds a B.A. in journalism and a minor in neuroscience from the University of Southern California. She also has an MFA degree in creative nonfiction from Goucher College.

Recent Stories

Mexico's Demand For Potent California Marijuana Creates Southbound Smuggling

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Marijuana has long flowed from Mexico into the U.S. Now, it's starting to flow in the opposite direction.

Internal Report: Barely Half Of Illegal Border Crossers Caught

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Immigration authorities caught barely half of the people who illegally entered the U.S. from Mexico last year, according to an internal Department of Homeland Security report that offers one of the most detailed assessments of border security ever compiled.

After Hurricane, Activists Request Renewed Immigration Protections For Haitians

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As Hurricane Matthew displaces thousands of Haitians, San Diego immigrant rights groups say the U.S. should renew humanitarian parole provisions canceled two weeks ago amid an immigration influx through San Ysidro.

Haitian Families Divided By U.S. Immigration Policy Shift

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Activists say about 50 families have been separated by the recent decision of the U.S. to tighten immigration restrictions on Haitians.

Olango Family Asks For Release Of Video, Peaceful Protests

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Alfred Olango's mother, Pamela Benge, stood with her family at a news conference in San Diego on Thursday and addressed the fatal shooting of her son.

El Cajon Shooting Victim Was Grieving Death Of Friend

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Jama Mohamed, who researches mental health issues in San Diego's community of East Africans, says grief, trauma and fear may have collided in an encounter with police.

San Diego Remembers The Missing People In Mexico

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Two years after 43 students disappeared from southern Mexico, San Diego residents stand in solidarity with the families of the missing.

Mexicans Respond To Haitians, Africans With Unusual Hospitality

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Mexicans who live in Tijuana are embracing a surge of Haitian and African migrants en route to the U.S.

U.S. Resumes Haitian Removals Amid Surge At The Border

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The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has said that it was widening efforts to deport Haitians, a response to thousands of immigrants from the Caribbean nation who have overwhelmed California border crossings with Mexico in recent months.

San Diego's Private Sector Leads In Naturalization Push Nationwide

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San Diego has more than 50 companies helping eligible employees become citizens through a National Immigration Forum project – more than any other U.S. city.

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