Discussing the border in nativist terms obscures the real crises that propel migrants to seek asylum in the United States.
Those who make it to the United States will face wretched conditions living in the shadows, even as they form the backbone of the U.S. economy.
Imagine running away from a lion all your life — that’s how 11 million undocumented immigrants feel today, and it takes a toll on their mental health.
Lawmakers say frontline communities should be at the heart of the Green New Deal. They must include current and future undocumented immigrants.
It’s about asking whether we need an immigration system that terrorizes the least dangerous people in this country.
At the Mexican border, US law is flagrantly disregarded by people who know they will never be punished.
Derek Maltz and Sanho Tree debate the one-trillion-dollar ‘war on drugs’ and Trump’s dream of a border wall with Mexico.
The latest batch of nationalist and authoritarian leaders are beefing up their borders, but the proliferation of globalization isn’t stopping anytime soon.
Some Republicans want to end an Obama directive that lets undocumented teens and young adults temporarily work, study, and live legally in the United States.
Your guide to how the U.S. immigration system affects women differently from men–and how the Senate bill will change it.
Forget the border–what drives migration?
The Senate’s “Gang of Eight” insists on making immigrant reform contingent upon strictly enforced border control measures.
A real commitment to security must place human life and public safety above all else–no matter which side of the border you’re on.
What is so funny about people attempting to escape desperate and oppressive situations? It is better to remain silent and to be thought a fool than open your mouth and prove it.
The Department of Defense has announced that Mexico will receive $51 million for fiscal year 2011. According to military officials the drug war has grown to rival the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. We ask if throwing more money at the situation, or even more American troops, work? Institute for Policy Studies’ Sanho Tree explains.