Beth Caldwell, Joel Medina, and Erin Siegal
Reporters, Soros Foundation grantees

Beth Caldwell is a legal scholar who focuses on criminal justice and immigration issues. She is a Faculty Fellow at Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego and has published numerous academic articles on topics including juvenile justice, gangs, and three strikes.

Joel Medina grew up in the United States and was deported to Mexico three years ago. He currently resides in Tijuana, where he is investigating the consequences of U.S. deportation policy on children, families, and deportees.

Erin Siegal is an Ethics and Justice in Journalism Fellow at the Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism, and a Redux Pictures photographer. She was a 2008-2009 fellow at the Toni Stabile Center for Investigative Journalism at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism. Siegal is the author of the award-winning book Finding Fernanda, (Beacon Press).