Nixon’s Operation Intercept in 1969 led to massive traffic jams.
Both presidents brought border traffic and trade to a standstill in hopes of changing Mexican policy in the drug war. And both failed to achieve their goals.
The Morrison government’s population plan looks to reduce the concentration of growth in the big cities and to raise the benefit-cost ratio of population change more broadly.
Population growth has pros and cons, and the Morrison government's plan is less about a change in immigration numbers than about increasing the benefits and minimising the costs.
Mingoola resident Julia Harpham has led the way in welcoming African migrant families to revitalise the tiny NSW township.
Encouraging migrants to move to regional areas could be a win-win' scenario, as long as policymakers pay attention to five key factors.
Trump has signed a law aimed at curbing sex trafficking.
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Governments should heed the expertise of the grassroots nonprofits that witness this scourge firsthand.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with Québec Premier François Legault last month.
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Canada's recent decision to temporarily stop deporting Haitians and Venezuelans reaffirms the nation's commitment to vulnerable people. However, Quebec's recent policies don't match with Canada's.
Current levels of population growth become a problem for Australians when investment in infrastructure like public transport fails to keep up.
Population growth in Australia is a problem mainly because of the lack of a coherent national policy to manage it. The focus needs to be on maintaining quality of life through sustainable growth.
Xenophobic attacks in South Africa have been a major concern for organisations working with migrants.
Widespread concerns about the levels of immigration in South Africa make the issue appeal to voters across the economic and racial spectrum.
Labour’s Diane Abbott and Shami Chakrabarti during a visit to Yarl’s Wood detention centre in February 2018.
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Labour's immigration plans are progressive, but could still get bogged down in red tape.
Latinos make up 12 percent of people eligible to vote in the 2018 midterm elections.
Democrats hoping that Latinos will punish the Republican Party for Trump's immigration policies haven't looked hard enough at the demographics, location and concerns of these 27.3 million voters.
Immigration sting at Corso’s Flower and Garden Center in Castalia, Ohio, June 5, 2018.
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Immigrant raids can cause long-term community trauma. The raids can also lead to new political alliances that reshape the meaning of community.
Women with children in their arms protested the separation of families seeking protection at U.S. borders, as DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen addressed a Senate subcommittee.
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Simply based on how they are housed, forcibly separating immigrant kids from their families is bound to make a bad situation worse.
Salvadorans have been fleeing violence in their communities for years.
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As a pediatrician, I'm not letting State Department warnings stop me from leading surgical missions.
In the past, house building matched high immigration. Construction has increased, particularly in Sydney, but needs to make up the backlog of a decade of undersupply.
Australian governments are faced with a choice: make the difficult decisions to fix planning systems so more houses can be built, or tap the brakes on Australia's migrant intake.
Point Cook is an example of the ‘super-diverse ethnoburbs’ that are home to new migrants of relatively high socioeconomic status from a mix of many countries.
Australia has had a large influx of skilled migrants in recent decades. Better educated and more highly paid than past generations of migrants, they are also creating a different sort of community.
A Muslim woman wearing a hijab headscarf stands side by side with a punk woman with a green mohawk at a rally in support of Syrian refugees in Oslo, Norway, in 2015.
As immigration novices, Denmark, Norway and Sweden have actively been searching for inspiration and new solutions abroad. Canada is providing some critical inspiration.
President Donald Trump delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress.
Trump touted his administration's economic successes and laid out his immigration plan in an 80-minute speech to Congress. Our experts weigh in.
Demonstrators chant slogans during an immigration rally in support of DACA.
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While comprehensive immigration reform may be out of reach, giving immigrants who came to the US as children citizenship not only has broad political support but makes economic sense too.
After Haiti signed its Declaration of Independence from France, in 1804, the U.S. started a nearly 60-year political and economic embargo that hobbled the young nation’s growth.
Trump's anti-Haitian rhetoric ignores a long pattern of migration from Haiti to the U.S., often driven by American meddling in Haitian affairs. Today, the two nations are irrevocably bound by history.
The view from Angel Island in San Francisco Bay, where Australian immigrants were detained. They renamed it “Devil’s Island”.
In 1921 the US imposed strict immigration quotas on Australians and detained the excess arrivals in terrible conditions. Contrast this with today's treatment of asylum seekers on Manus Island and Nauru.
The DACA program’s inherent diversity is what makes it a boon for the U.S. economy.
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Trump's decision to end the DACA program, as well as his support for a bill that would drastically curb legal immigration, would hurt the US workers he says he's trying to help.