Alissa Zhu, The Clarion-Ledger

Alissa Zhu

The Clarion-Ledger

Jackson, MS, United States

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  • Yahoo Finance
  • USA TODAY
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Recent articles by Alissa:

He fought for workers arrested in Arpaio's raids. Now Phoenix attorney is battling for workers arrested in Mississippi ICE roundup

Ray Ybarra Maldonado aided those arrested in ex-Sheriff Joe Arpaio's raids. Now, he's in Mississippi representing three workers swept up in ICE raids. → Read More

Lynn Fitch narrowly beats Andy Taggart in GOP runoff for Mississippi Attorney General

Lynn Fitch will go on to face Democrat Jennifer Collins in the November general election. → Read More

'I thought she was going to die': ICE still detaining single parents, breastfeeding moms

More than two weeks after massive ICE raids in Mississippi, multiple parents of young children remain in detention. → Read More

ICE raid separates 4-month-old baby from breastfeeding mom

The dad is now caring for the couple's three young children. He awaits his own deportation hearing. → Read More

'Carrying on her legacy': Ally Kostial's friends want to name Ole Miss studio after slain student

With the blessing of the family, a friend says, Ally Kostial's best friends have set up a GoFundMe page to raise $150,000 for the dedication. → Read More

Some children still not reunited with parents after Mississippi ICE raids, agency says

Workers with Mississippi's Child Protection Services are still searching for children who are without their parents after immigration raids. → Read More

Exclusive: How ICE chose the 7 Mississippi food plants to raid

Search warrants detailed how ICE used GPS monitoring to locate workers they believed were undocumented. → Read More

Mississippi ICE raids: A manager speaks out at a plant that lost most its employees

About 70 to 80 employees of PH Food in Morton were swept up in the raid, said a manager at what is normally a 100-man operation. → Read More

'They're going to lose everything': Families are devastated after Mississippi ICE raids

ICE spokesman Bryan Cox confirmed that over half of the 680 arrested in Mississippi on Wednesday remained in federal custody. → Read More

ICE raids in Mississippi: Parts of Morton plant shut down, family members told to leave

Hundreds of people waited outside the Morton plant overnight Wednesday, trying to find out the status of those taken in immigration sweeps Wednesday. → Read More

Mississippi Attorney General's race: Fitch heads to runoff with Taggart

Lynn Fitch, Andy Taggart move to runoff in attorney general's race → Read More

El Paso shooting heightens 'tremendous fear' of daily life for Latinos in Mississippi

"There's tremendous fear and anxiety over daily living, from going to the store to going to the doctor," Mississippi immigration attorney says. → Read More

Ally Kostial: Friends share videos showing Ole Miss student full of life, laughter

They're snippets of Ally Kostial's life, seemingly during some of her happiest moments. → Read More

What Ally Kostial's father has said since his daughter's murder near Ole Miss

"Whatever the sheriff's office and coroner's department has verified, I can verify. Everything else is basically unsubstantiated at this time," Keith Kostial said. → Read More

Ally Kostial murder at Ole Miss: 'You never expect something like that in Oxford'

As the Oxford community grappled with the violent death of one of their own, Kostial's death quickly attracted national attention. → Read More

Six months of Jackson homicides: Three things to know

Victims' ages range from 14 to 73. → Read More

Her dad was killed in Jackson. She's scared his case will be buried by rising homicides

If the rate of killings continues unabated, the capital city could exceed 100 homicides by the end of the year. → Read More

She went missing from Raymond in January. A private investigator says he's found her.

"Her story brought tears to my eyes and I prayed about it," the investigator said. → Read More

Three months after shooting, Jackson man's death ruled homicide

Deshun Ferrell, 28, was shot in the 1400 block of Ellis Avenue on April 8, police said. → Read More

Brownies, rice crispy treats seized in 'dispensary party' bust in Jackson

Jackson police detained 15 people, five of whom were charged with possession of ecstasy and possession of marijuana with intent to distribute. → Read More