ICIJ’s deputy director is one of 2018’s ‘Great Immigrants’

ICIJ’s Deputy Director Marina Walker Guevara will be honored this Fourth of July by the Carnegie Corporation of New York for her contributions to journalism. The organization selected Argentina-born Walker Guevara alongside 37 other naturalized citizens for the “Great Immigrants, Great Americans” tribute.

Andrew Carnegie, the namesake of the organization, was a 19th-century American steel magnate who emigrated from Scotland in his teenage years. Walker Guevara’s story shares  a similar thread; her grandparents migrated from Scotland to Argentina in the early 1900s.

“This recognition is a both an honor and a responsibility, especially at a time when many immigrants are going through so much

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