Migrants who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border near McAllen, Texas, in March 2019.
AP Photo/Eric Gay
Travel along the U.S.-Mexico border and meeting migrants can build empathy for people without papers.
In a political dispute with Ottawa, Doug Ford’s Ontario government has stopped funding legal aid for refugee claimants. This 2017 photo shows a young asylum seeker being held by an RCMP officer and her father after crossing the border into Canada from the United States.
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The recent decision by the Ontario government to drastically cut funds for legal aid will cause hardship for many low-income residents of Ontario and for refugees claimants.
Marital status is a defining characteristic of U.S. tax law.
AP Photo/Keith Srakocic
A country's tax policies say a lot about what it values – and some of America's tend to promote inequality.
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has travelled to Christchurch after yesterday’s terror attacks.
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Research shows that many members of dominant groups perceive minorities and immigrant groups as a threat, which builds up to fear and hate. We can all do something to change that.
A group of immigrant workers in Doha, Qatar.
Immigration is seen as a global crisis, but the distribution of immigrants is anything but equal. Which countries have the most? Where they come from? Data provides some surprising answers.
The evidence is against her.
The right to rent scheme has been found by the high court to breach human rights. What's more, it doesn't work, and can prevent society's most vulnerable from finding a home.
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.
Donald Trump prepares to give the 2018 US State of the Union address.
Trump is not the first US president to talk about border security, but he is the only one to make it an "urgent national crisis". Here is a handy deconstruction of President Trump's rhetorical strategy.
A study of Polish children in Glasgow reveals how they successfully navigate complex social rules relating to language to blend in with their peers.
Trump before delivering the State of the Union address with Pelosi and Pence.
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Four scholars weigh in on President Donald Trump's State of the Union speech, exploring his statements on immigration, childhood poverty, the border wall and the investigations into his campaign.
Lina Fadel and her son in Edinburgh. The Syrian academic first came to the UK as a student.
Achieving a genuine sense of belonging in a new country takes a lot more than a naturalisation certificate.
Self-proclaimed ‘white nationalists,’ white supremacists and ‘alt-right’ activists hold what they called a ‘Freedom of Speech’ rally in Washington, June 25, 2017.
In the US, non-whites have higher birth rates and make up the bulk of new immigrants. As white people lose their demographic majority, some will resist the accompanying political changes.
Border Force on patrol in Dover harbour.
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It's time to tell the truth about immigration.
Undocumented students took advantage of tuition benefits they called for through the 2013 California DREAM Act.
Santiago Canyon College
When researchers took a close look at transcripts for thousands of California community college students, they discovered an encouraging trend in enrollment for undocumented students.
A family from the Central American migrant caravan at the U.S.-Mexico border in Tijuana.
Donald Trump portrays migrants as a foreign problem 'dumped' on America's doorstep. That view ignores the global forces that bind nations together, including trade, climate change and colonization.
A 1903 drawing by Louis Dalrymple depicts European immigrants as “rats” (in the magazine
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The deepening geographic, racial, gender and educational divisions in America shows some striking parallels between the nation today and in the 1920s.
International students are a valuable cultural and economic asset for universities.
International students are a huge asset, but universities must guard against prejudice and ensure they they are properly integrated and supported.
In this Nov. 25, 2018 photo, a Honduran migrant converses with U.S border agents on the other side of razor wire after they fired tear gas at migrants pressuring to cross into the U.S. from Tijuana, Mexico.
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The Donald Trump administration is repelling asylum-seekers by any means necessary, treating them as invaders and using military rhetoric to demonize them. It's time for reality to prevail.
Study finds changes to gut microbiome begin as soon as migrants move to the US and continue to change over decades.
Vigil held in the Squirrel Hill section of Pittsburgh for shooting victims, Oct. 27, 2018.
AP/Gene J. Puskar
Mass murders like the killings at a Pittsburgh synagogue are seen as the work of disturbed individuals. But America has allowed violence to become unexceptional, ignoring its root cause.