White House Author
Esther Yu Hsi Lee
Esther and her two older siblings were brought with their parents to California from Taiwan in 1988. Esther graduated from New York University with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Middle East Studies and a Master’s degree in Psychology. Prior to receiving DACA, she worked as a nanny, Mandarin tutor, and occasional housekeeper in New York City. Currently, she is working in Washington, D.C. as an immigration reporter for the online publication ThinkProgress (affiliated with the Center for American Progress), working to bring awareness to immigration news happening around the country and to highlight personal stories of undocumented immigrants.