States once used their constitutional authority to argue in defense of slavery. Today, states can make a similar argument to protect immigrants from deportation, writes a legal scholar.
A public health researcher and advocate explains how immigration raids can impact mental and physical health, and trigger a breakdown of trust and safety in communities across the US.
Many evangelicals are backing Trump, so why hasn't he caught fire with Mormons? A scholar of Mormons' political beliefs counts the ways.
Violence, poverty and oppression in Honduras are causing thousands to flee to the US. Will the next president own the role of US foreign policy in creating these problems?
As the camp for migrants and refugees outside Calais is dismantled, two academics from either side of the Channel look at what will happen next.
Uncertainty and injustice have become the staple diet of the British asylum system.
Donald Trump gave a major speech on immigration this week. This roundup looks at some of his ideas for reform and explains what the experts have to say about this complex issue.
A new program seeks to divert Central Americans who are fleeing violence from crossing the U.S. border. An expert on Costa Rica explains why the tiny country was chosen and the challenges they face.
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.
Can you visualize any number greater than 100? Migration experts explain why thinking about migrants en masse makes it difficult to address the nuances of each group's unique challenges.
A brief decision from the highest court will impact millions of lives in the U.S. GSU legal expert explains what will change, and what won’t.
MPs are considering a change to a policy that bans asylum seekers from working for 12 months.
The H-1B visa, created in 1990 to bring in specialized foreign workers, is in desperate need of reform. Where do the candidates stand?
Many Western policies that aim to prevent terrorism may actually be causing it.
Donald Trump and Carly Fiorina boast that their business experience would make them excellent presidents, yet their immigration policies fall short of the lessons from Business 101.
From Afar on a Hill is an immersive theatre work that provides insight into the lived experience of asylum seekers and lays bare the arbitrariness of Australia’s immigration policies.
The Dublin laws means states can return migrants to the country where they first arrived in Europe.
Landlords will be able to evict illegal immigrants without a court order, under new proposals.
One of the main premises of strict immigration policies is that states have total rights over their territory. That doesn't make much sense.
Foreign-born nurses working in the UK do a vital job in the face of discrimination, but their recruitment helps entrench global healthcare inequality.