US elections surfaced fears of Mexicans crossing into the US. But their numbers are actually in decline. Why are they choosing to stay in Mexico? Two migration experts went there to find out.
Twenty states not only accept undocumented students in higher education institutions, but also provide them with financial support.
The involvement of large wealthy donors in local schools is influencing who gets elected to govern on school boards. Why does it matter?
In America's past, efforts by disadvantaged citizens to secure greater political influence have been met with violent repression.
Immigrants have contributed to America's great success at the Nobel. Of the 350 Nobel winners from the United States, more than 100 have been immigrants.
On Q&A, panellists duelled over the numbers of migrants Australia takes a year. Is it 200,000 or 800,000? How many permanent and how many temporary? Let's check the facts.
Is xenophobic rhetoric enough to get Latinos to turn out in large numbers? An expert on Latino politics explains.
Scientists from the developing world perceive current visa rules as a major impediment to professional travel. They miss out on opportunities to collaborate globally.
Democracy today contains within itself impulses towards both inclusion and exclusion. Spinoza's thinking on aristocracy should alert us to how democratic rule by the people can be hollowed out.
In an increasingly mobile society and economy, the international governance of migrant labour lags way behind the forces of globalisation.
The US has met its goal for resettling Syrian refugees in 2016, and will aim to take in 110,000 more in 2017. A migration expert examines whether fears of their arrival are well founded.
Many politicians in the West – from backers of Brexit to Donald Trump – have convinced voters that immigrants are hurting their economies. The evidence suggests otherwise.
While the current political climate has cultivated a sense of fear surrounding cultural differences, when it comes to parenting, these differences could actually help make people better parents.
When immigrants, rather than immigration, are seen as the problem.
Migrants have been accused of 'clogging up the NHS'. But where would the NHS be without them?
South Africans' faith in the post-apartheid system of democracy is clearly slipping - and some even suggest that a return to apartheid would be a good thing.
School and teacher attitudes have a lot to answer for when it comes to the achievement gap between immigrant and non-immigrant children.
A recent study shows Donald Trump is out of date when he claims "people are pouring across our southern border".
A look back at a year marked by terrorism, gun violence and clashes between police and African Americans.
South African university students are as guilty of xenophobia as anyone else. Three approaches through teaching and research could make a huge difference.