Anne Kim

Anne Kim is a writer based in northern Virginia and the author of Abandoned: America’s Lost Youth and the Crisis of Disconnection, forthcoming in 2020. She was special projects editor at the Washington Monthly in 2013 and senior writer from 2015 to 2018.


Will Predatory Lenders Get Fat on Immigration Reform?

If immigration reform passes, immigrants will potentially be forced to navigate a landscape filled not only with un-scrupulous legal advisers but with predatory financial service providers as well. That’s because any final legislation will likely include requirements that undocumented immigrants pay stiff penalties and back taxes before they can get legal status. The Senate’s Gang… Read more »

Storefront Coyotes

Meet the con artists who “help” immigrants with their visa problems—and who will get rich if Congress passes a “tough” immigration reform bill.