Along with Gaby Del Valle, Felipe runs the weekly immigration policy-focused newsletter BORDER/LINES (borderlines.substack.com). He is a former reporter for the investigative immigration news site Documented, and has written for The New Republic, The Intercept, The Nation, The Appeal, The Baffler, The Washington Post, The Daily Beast, The Village Voice, and other publications.
He is a lecturer at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism and the New York University College of Arts and Sciences (also his alma mater). He participated in the the Dow Jones News Fund program (for data journalism) and The New York Times Student Journalism Institute. He is a fan of documents and data, and skeptical of conventional wisdom. He sometimes shoots his own photographs and video.