Vanessa Lucero

Vanessa Lucero has a Bachelor's degree in Media Studies from Hunter College and a Master's degree in Bilingual Journalism from the University of Arizona. She is apart of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists and in March 2022,  was awarded the NAHJ/NBC fellowship where she had the opportunity to intern for The Halftime Report at CNBC in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey. Some topics she has covered is the border, environment and culture. She is based in New York.

Latest from Vanessa Lucero
Workers assemble emergency tents to house asylum seekers on Randall's Island

New York Lawmakers Seek State Work Permits for Asylum Seekers

Nearly 60,000 migrants are living in city or state-funded shelters. With no more space and migrants sleeping in the streets outside the Roosevelt Hotel. Mayor Adams and Governor Hochul have repeatedly asked for assistance and aid from the federal government.