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Addie Offereins

Addie Offereins

Addie is a WORLD reporter who often writes about poverty fighting and immigration. She is a graduate of Westmont College and the World Journalism Institute. She lives in Austin, Texas, with her husband, Ben.

Articles by Addie Offereins
Uncertainty, costs hamper would-be refugee sponsors

Uncertainty, costs hamper would-be refugee sponsors

Experts say it’s easier for groups than individuals to support migrants from Ukraine

Departments seek solutions to resignations, retirements, and low morale

Humanitarian parole gives migrants from Ukraine few options other than waiting

Gov. Greg Abbott’s Operation Lone Star initiative has shortcomings but highlights the need for federal immigration reform


Though millions of positions are open, prisoners still face employment barriers

The Biden administration has also moved to fast-track asylum cases

Public camping has gotten worse, not better, under housing first policies

Thousands of inmates qualify for community supervision

The administration’s effort to expand alternative-to-detention programs gets mixed reviews

The country’s refugee infrastructure may not be ready for another mass influx