Born in Mexico and raised in rural Washington, Esmy Jimenez is a bilingual reporter covering immigrant communities in the Puget Sound and beyond.
A University of Southern California alum, her studies focused on environmental science and international relations.
Before the world of journalism, Esmy had stints as an Alaskan farmhand, a state park employee in the California redwoods, and in many kitchens and offices.
She eventually landed her first reporting job at Northwest Public Broadcasting in Yakima, Washington. Her work has appeared with High Country News, The Lily, and National Native News. She is an NPR Next Gen Radio and Maynard Institute fellow. Esmy serves on the board of directors of The Seattle Globalist.
Send her your tips and chisme at email@example.com.
College students across the country are adjusting to a new normal as classes move online. Many students have already moved back home with family. But some are still figuring out next steps.
Long gone is Seattle’s maddening morning commute. Popular beaches and parks sit emptied out and blocked off. Vibrant neighborhood main streets, hushed.
Starting Monday most King County Metro bus routes are operating on a reduced service. A few others are completely gone.
Immigration advocates are calling on U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to end deportatioflights to reduce the spread of the coronavirus, especially in Latin America where people are being deported to.
Parents in the Seattle area are quickly organizing to support each other during mandatory school closures, aimed at slowing the spread of coronavirus. Here's what’s currently in place and what’s still in the works.
Seattle public schools are closed for two weeks -- at least. It’s a precaution the district is taking to limit the spread of the coronavirus. Now kids and parents are figuring out what this means for them.
U.S Department of Homeland Security Acting Secretary Chad Wolf ordered the closure of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services office in south Seattle amidst fears of coronavirus.
Cooperate with immigration officials or risk funding. That's what a 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals confirmed Washington and 6 others states on Tuesday.
A new report by the Pew Research Center shows that 56% of surveyed adults thought they would be asked about citizenship on the 2020 Census. They won't be.
KUOW joins seven newsrooms across the country for a project titled “Every 30 Seconds” which will report on the issues, influences, concerns, and challenges driving decision-making and turnout among young Latino voters across the United States.