Jude Joffe-Block is a Phoenix-based journalist. From 2010 to 2016, she covered border and immigration issues as a correspondent for Phoenix’s NPR station, KJZZ. Her stories have aired all over public radio airwaves, including on Morning Edition, All Things Considered, Here & Now, and The World. Jude began her journalism career in Mexico City. She is also co-author of a book with Terry Greene Sterling about former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s unprecedented immigration crackdowns, the Latino-led movement that organized against him and the legal battles that culminated in the historic Trump pardon.
Three days after U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials claimed in court filings that there were no longer any active or suspected COVID-19 cases in an Arizona immigration detention facility, four more detainees there tested positive for the virus.