Jeffrey Kaye is a freelance journalist, writer, and producer. He is the author of Moving Millions: How Coyote Capitalism Fuels Global Immigration (Wiley, 2010). He worked as a correspondent for the PBS NewsHour for 25 years and was a longtime contributor to "World Report," the public affairs program of HDNet television. Kaye has traveled the world as a reporter, and is a frequent public speaker and commentator, chiefly on the subject of immigration.
Kaye immigrated to the United States from England in 1963 with his parents and his sister. Over the past years, assignments have taken him to Europe, Latin America, Asia, and North Africa, where he has covered such subjects as gun running, the global economic crisis, immigration, the drug trade, and the treatment of prisoners at Guant�namo Bay. Kaye began reporting for the NewsHour in 1984, and covered a wide variety of stories, including urban politics, housing, health care, factory farming, weapons systems, government contracting, predatory lending, and space exploration.
Between 1980 and 1984, Kaye was a reporter and senior producer at KCET-TV (PBS) in Los Angeles. Previously, he worked as a magazine writer, a freelance reporter for National Public Radio, a TV producer, and as a special correspondent for the Washington Post and other publications.
Kaye's reports and documentaries have earned him numerous national and local awards, including a Cine Golden Eagle and seven Los Angeles Emmys. He was born in London and lives in Los Angeles with his wife Deborah, a college instructor. They have two daughters.