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.
AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais
Simply based on how they are housed, forcibly separating immigrant kids from their families is bound to make a bad situation worse.
Lucy Francineth Granados, a Montréal community organizer advocating for the rights of undocumented workers was forcibly and violently arrested at her home by the Canadian Border Security Agency on March 20, 2018. Community protests like this one on March 23 sprang up all over the city.
What kind of a country is Canada? One which truly welcomes and respects immigrants and their lives and safety? Or one which just says it does but brutally detains and deports them?
Immigrants and activists demonstrate in front of the Republican Party headquarters in Washington.
AP Photo/Luis Alonso Lugo
Conservatives on migration claim that allowing the DACA recipients to stay shows disrespect for the law. The moral principles that underlie the American legal system, however, tell a different story.
A woman in Mexico who was deported in 2010 and separated from her two children in the United States.
An anthropologist went to Mexico and interviewed more than 50 people who were deported. It was like being sent to the moon, they told him.
Deportations of EU nationals in the UK have risen by 20%, despite EU laws protecting their rights.
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.
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.
Deporting more illegal immigrants means hiring more ICE agents. The costs add up.
Charles Reed/U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement via AP
Following through on campaign promises to forcibly evict several million illegal immigrants, Trump has set in motion a plan to deport those with criminal records. But doing so won't come cheap.
Kenyans marching in solidarity with Americans and women worldwide to protest the sexist statements of president Donald Trump.
Voice of America
Donald Trump has done what decades of American feminism could not: unite women worldwide in solidarity.
Students protesting on campus in Davis, California, following the election of Donald Trump.
Students and faculty are demanding universities declare themselves sanctuary campuses. Historically, sanctuary offered both legal and moral protection for the vulnerable.
Mexico and the US: separated by a river, some fences, and a long history of American racism.
Jose Luis Gonzalez/Reuters
Before the United States kicks out millions of Mexicans, perhaps Trump -- and we -- should ask whether Latino deportees are really criminals, and consider the origins of that errant notion.
Will adding a few feet help deter someone seeking a better life?
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.
President Obama’s immigration plan may help some illegal migrants find higher-paying jobs, helping spur some additional economic activity.
An estimated 11 million undocumented residents in the United States live in daily fear of deportation. This fear permeates nearly every aspect of their lives. President Barack Obama’s executive actions…
They have family values too
Not so long ago, I sat across the table from Teresa, age 25, in a migrant shelter right across the border from Nogales Arizona, her tired face glimmered through the veil of tears as she described her experience…
What difference will President Obama’s executive order make for this family?
Editor’s note: On November 20, President Obama announced a plan - through an executive order - to protect millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation if they meet certain criteria. His move has…
Hazaras have long been persecuted in Afghanistan, but those returned from countries like Australia are in particular danger of being tortured and murdered.
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It has been a bad time lately for Afghan Hazaras with Australian connections. In late September, the shocking news came through that the Taliban had tortured and murdered an Australian of Afghan background…
Fasten your seatbelts.
We crossed the courtyard and followed 16-year-old Amin around the back of the house. We removed our shoes, walked down the dark hallway and turned into the small dark room. The two youngest children sat…
Desperate conditions: Afghan refugees in Pakistan.
Six young men arrived at Kabul Airport on Tuesday, following deportation from Norway. Norway deports about this number of rejected asylum seekers every week, but it is not alone – Belgium, Germany and…