The callous response to the rapper’s detainment by ICE shows how easily the rhetoric of law-enforcement agencies can influence public opinion.
U.S. immigration policy has traumatized migrant children and parents for nearly a century.
An immigration lawyer outlines the logistical challenges of family reunification, and why some detainees still face uncertain futures.
Jérôme Ruillier’s The Strange understands how the immigrant experience for those without papers can be frightening, isolating, and rarely straightforward.
What will happen to the 463 migrant children whose parents have been deported?
Space constraints are preventing the government from keeping everyone who crosses the border in detention, allowing some to make it out of McAllen, Texas.
In Sweden, progressive gender dynamics can lead immigrant women to leave their husbands and become independent.
Amid the roar of the immigration debate, there are still those working quietly and diligently to become citizens.
Catholic parishes have been hit hard by President Trump’s decision to suspend Temporary Protected Status for Salvadorans.
A squat in Athens is both a residence for asylum-seekers and a political statement.
Dividing Americans into groups of winners and losers almost always backfires.
As the administration assesses the projects, both the purpose and effectiveness of a barrier are in question.
Strategists are still hoping to salvage a years-long effort to make inroads with Hispanic voters by passing legislation granting legal status to the program’s recipients.
Republican leaders recoiled from the president’s agreement on immigration, and now Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer are relying on him to see it through.
The president’s attempt to pressure Democrats using the status of those brought to the U.S. illegally as children may not turn out as he intended.
The president’s decision to try to shift responsibility for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program to Congress could turn out to be one of his politically shrewder moves.
A federal court enjoined much of a Texas law that punished officials who dared “endorse” the view that its provisions were harmful to public safety.
Majorities in the House and Senate support protecting Dreamers, but immigration legislation must overcome a busy legislative calendar and long recent history of failure.
Social engineering through immigration policy isn’t simple—and such efforts often produce dramatic, unintended consequences.
The resignation of George Selim, a key Homeland Security official, may signal a shift away from treating the American Muslim community as partners in the struggle against radicalization.