Author Archive

Tanvi Misra

Tanvi Misra writes on immigration, housing, inequality for @citylab and @theatlantic.
Data

When Transit Agencies Spy on Riders

For months, the Bay Area’s transit agency sent license plate information to federal immigration authorities, violating its own “sanctuary” policy.

Emerging Tech

In 9 U.S. Cities, Airport Security Is Now Scanning Your Face

“DHS should not be scanning the faces of Americans as they depart on international flights—but DHS is doing it anyway,” warns a new report that finds facial recognition practices may be violating the law.