Seth Freed Wessler is an independent reporter and a fellow at the Investigative Fund at the Nation Institute. His work focuses on immigration, criminal justice and inequality. Seth is a senior fellow at the Schuster Institute and was preciously a staff writer for NBCNews and Colorlines.com. He has reported for ProPublica, This American Life, The Nation, PRI's The World, Elle Magazine, Reveal/The Center for Investigative Reporting, and Al Jazeera. He was named a Soros Justice Media Fellow in 2014 and won a Hillman Prize, a SABEW investigative award, an Izzy Award, and the Reporting Award from New York University, where he was a visiting scholar.