Nicole Rodriguez

Staff Writer
Nicole Rodriguez

Nicole Rodriguez is a political reporter covering the Trump Administration and immigration for Newsweek. The South Florida native, who specializes in government, breaking news and investigative reporting, studied journalism at St. John's University in New York City and is a graduate of Florida International University in Miami. Nicole has covered the Pulse nightclub shooting, first American suicide bomber in the Syrian civil war, toxic water on Florida's Treasure Coast and hurricanes Matthew and Irma. Past bylines include The Washington Post, USA Today, Treasure Coast Newspapers and New Times Broward-Palm Beach

Elite Racing Town Prepares For More Immigration Raids

Beefed up immigration raids under the Trump administration have negatively affected the economy of Saratoga Springs, leaving dairy farms unmanned and restaurants partially staffed—and created a culture of fear in one of America's elite horse racing venues.

Border Patrol Hits Staffing Low

President Donald Trump has vowed to stop the flow of illegal drugs and undocumented immigrants over the U.S.-Mexico border, but he doesn't have the manpower to do it. 

Potentially Illegal Immigration Raid Caught on Camera

New video of a potentially illegal raid by immigration agents in California provides a vivid snapshot of what excessive enforcement actions happening across the country look like under President Donald Trump's directive, advocates say.

Bill Clinton, Accused Rapist, Celebrates Roy Moore Loss

Former President Bill Clinton, an accused rapist who's refuted the allegations for decades, took to Twitter Tuesday night to celebrate the defeat of Republican Roy Moore, a fellow politician accused of similar crimes.

Can a New President in Cuba Win Over Trump?

The chances Cuban President Raul Castro's apparent successor Vice President Miguel Diaz-Canel will thaw President Donald Trump's modern day Cold War with the Communist-ruled country are slim, analysts say.