Under pressure: Home secretary, Amber Rudd.
Home Office deportation targets reduce complex human stories to statistics.
Yarl’s Wood, during a 2015 public protest.
Darren Johnson / iDJ Photography via flickr.com
Why some women detained in Yarl's Wood Immigration Removal Centre are on hunger strike.
US-Mexico border fence that separates Tijuana, Mexico, from San Diego, Calif.
AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd
A scholar documented the risks a migrant faced after deportation, including his becoming involved in smuggling people across the border.
A demonstration in Hamburg against deportations to Afghanistan in November 2016.
Can deportation ever really be 'humane and dignified'?
Marlene Mosqueda’s father was arrested by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement in February.
AP Photo/Nick Ut, File
Three stories show how today's deportations are reminiscent of what immigrants experienced during immigration raids under President Obama.
Undocumented migrants are facing increased psychological trauma due to harsh new US immigration rules.
A suicide in Tijuana casts bleak light on the trauma that undocumented immigrants face in Donald Trump's America.
Border Patrol officers detaining immigrants in a field after a few local raids.
U.S. Border Patrol Museum
In 1954, US Border Patrol's Operation Wetback promised to deport millions of undocumented Mexicans. It fell far short of its target, but made a mark in the minds of immigrants who lived in fear.
Migrants arrive at the Juan Bosco migrant shelter in Nogales, Sonora, Mexico after being deported.
Trump's orders on deportations and immigration enforcement signal a hard-line approach without consideration for important factors in the lives of migrants.
Former Agriprocessors employee Jonas Ordenes, center, at a prayer vigil in Postville, Iowa on May 12, 2009, the anniversary of the 2008 immigration raid at the plant that ended with 389 arrests.
AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall
The stress of immigration enforcement has implications for health.
Grape pickers carry loads of cabernet sauvignon grapes to a trailer bin during harvest at the Clos du Bois vineyard in Geyserville, California.
AP Photo/Eric Risberg
Trump's plan to deport up to 3 million undocumented immigrants will likely end up rounding up many of the laborers Americans depend upon to pick their grapes and tend to their avocados.
A protester jumps over a wall erected at Washington State University.
Spending more on border control hasn't stopped migrants from crossing the border. Neither will a wall. Here's why.
Would-be Europeans, survivors of a Mediterranean crossing gone wrong
German philosopher Jurgen Habermas once famously pronounced the European Union a force for good: A model for what he described as a “cosmopolitan world order.” The Nobel committee agreed and in 2012 awarded…