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Ron Nixon

By Center for Migration Studies of New York

CMSOnAir features an interview with Ron Nixon, a Washington correspondent for the New York Times who covers homeland security issues. Mr. Nixon has reported from Rwanda, Uganda, South Africa, Belgium, Mexico, Malaysia, Senegal, Nigeria and the Democratic Republic of Congo. He also teaches investigative reporting and data journalism at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. Mr. Nixon is author of the book Selling Apartheid: Apartheid South Africa’s Global Propaganda War. Among other topics in this episode, Mr. Nixon and Donald Kerwin, CMS’s executive director, discuss Donald Trump’s executive orders, immigration enforcement at the US-Mexico border, and the Department of Homeland Security (which at the time of this interview was still headed by Secretary John Kelly who just this week replaced Reince Priebus as White House Chief of Staff).  To get more information on CMS’s research, publications and events, visit us at

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