Freelance Multimedia Journalist @mlegrain
Milli Legrain is a Washington-based multilingual journalist with a passion for immigration and Latin America. Her IWMF backed reporting on the lack of bathroom breaks for poultry plant workers in Texas was published by The Guardian in 2018 and prompted an investigation by Congresswoman de Lauro. The IWMF also backed her reporting on gang members turning to the Evangelical Church in El Salvador. She has reported on labor stories from Mexico and The Dominican Republic and -from Brazil- she wrote about police brutality in the run up to the World Cup. More recently she has written about lack of protections for migrant workers during the Covid-19 pandemic. In 2020 she covered the US election on the ground for Telemundo and in 2016 for Univision. Her work in English and Spanish has also appeared in Folha de São Paulo and The Rio Times (Brazil), Deutsche Welle (Germany), El Mundo (Spain), Proceso (Mexico), The Christian Science Monitor (US).