Canadian leaders have desperately tried to preserve the country's image of liberal humanitarianism at our border, but the reality is Canada's immigration history is built upon exclusion.
There's much more going on in the world than the Trump impeachment and Brexit. Here are five momentous global stories to track in 2020.
Many want to come to the United States, as an asylee, a migrant or a citizen. But those journeys have become more complicated.
AMLO's war against organised crime in Mexico isn't stopping people dying.
President Trump and Democrats recently agreed on a deal to pass the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement. A trade scholar explains what's new.
In his first year in office, the Mexican president is dismantling the political and economic structures that have made Mexico one of the most inequitable countries in the world.
Chronic violence was dampening the holiday spirit in Chihuahua, Mexico. So the Mennonite community planned a 'Parade of Lights' and holiday party where neighbors could celebrate safely even at night.
Land reform has always been closely tied to shifts in the wider political economy of countries.
A series of brazen, highly visible attacks by Mexican drug cartels have killed at least 50 people in the past month, terrorizing citizens and making the government look weak on crime.
Who are the LeBarons, the Mexican-American Mormons who lost nine family members in a massacre on Nov. 4.?
It may sound like a solemn affair, but the Day of the Dead – which blends indigenous and Catholic ritual – is a convivial celebration that allows Mexicans to reconnect with deceased loved ones.
Multinational corporations are increasingly vigilant about respecting human rights, but the case of Mexico tells us that they can indirectly encourage violations by local businesses.
The US is violating its own law governing treatment of refugees.
Data show that the US intervenes more in other countries' affairs than it did in the past. It also currently hires fewer career professionals for ambassadorial or foreign affairs positions.
The volume of migration to the US from Mexico dropped 53% between 2003 and 2017.
As protests continue in Mexico about violence against women, some have blamed macho culture. But that may do more harm.
Women in Mexico are lashing out against rampant sexual violence, police abuse and policies that hurt working mothers.
Canada is playing a role in the life-and-death struggle for migrant justice in the United States -- from our foreign economic policies to the actions of our mining companies and domestic asylum laws.
An ambitious new train would link resorts like Cancun to inland ancient ruins and colonial towns. That means laying rail across 932 miles of dense jungle, pristine beach and indigenous villages.
The Trump administration has once again tried to change immigration law, this time enacting severe limits on the rights of asylum-seekers. An immigration law expert says only Congress can do that.