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Kate Morrissey

Journalist

Kate Morrissey, originally from Atlanta, is the immigration reporter for The San Diego Union-Tribune. She has covered a wide range of immigration topics, including asylum, H-1B work visas, visa queues, immigration court cases, deportation, immigration detention and refugees.

She was the lead reporter on “Returned,” a four-part investigation into the U.S. asylum system that won the Overseas Press Club 2020 Robert Spiers Benjamin Award for best reporting in any medium on Latin America. She has a master’s degree from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism.