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Sarah Betancourt


Sarah Betancourt is a bilingual reporter for GBH News, and longtime Boston muckraker. She was a reporter for CommonWealth Magazine, and senior immigration reporter for Law360. She's covered politics, immigration, incarceration, and health for The Guardian, DigBoston, The Boston Globe, and The Associated Press. Sarah received a 2018 Investigative Reporters and Editors Award for researching the ProPublica/NPR story, “They Got Hurt at Work and Then They Got Deported,” which explored how Florida employers and insurance companies got out of paying undocumented workers compensation benefits by having them arrested or deported. She's a graduate of Emerson College and Columbia University, and a member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists.