Benjamin Adelberg
Benjamin Adelberg(he/him/his)
News Digital Reporter, Washington, D.C.

Benjamin Adelberg expects to graduate in August 2024 with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communication. He is a multimedia journalist interested in transportation and supporting underserved communities. Adelberg has worked for Arizona State University’s School of Music, Dance and Theatre since 2023 supporting the dance program and has also worked in communications for small and large companies, including A New Leaf in Mesa and U-Haul International in Phoenix.

Latest from Benjamin Adelberg

Biden order shutting the border to migrants seeking asylum draws mixed reviews in Arizona

WASHINGTON – Arizona Democrats stood with President Joe Biden Tuesday as he announced strict policies for asylum-seekers. Republicans said it was too little too late as a long stalemate over the border persists in Congress.

Rep. Greg Stanton, D-Phoenix, speaks with reporters at the White House on June 4, 2024, after President Joe Biden’s announcement on asylum policy. (Photo by Cronkite News)

Government report confirms that border agencies lose migrant belongings

WASHINGTON – A recent GAO report investigated complaints of border agents mishandling and throwing away migrant’s personal belongings. The report addressed these complaints and recommends new guidelines. Advocacy groups say migrants have lost vital documents.

Migrants are placed in holding facilities before they are returned to Mexico. (Photo courtesy of U.S. Customs and Border Protection)