Over the past few decades, the US has gradually lowered the ceiling for refugees.
The populist policies of Maxime Bernier's People's Party of Canada show a fundamental misunderstanding of how immigration has helped Canada's economy.
The US is violating its own law governing treatment of refugees.
Citing national security, Ecuador, Peru and Chile have all made it harder for Venezuelan migrants to enter the country, and xenophobia is rising across the region – even in more welcoming Colombia.
The U.S. under Trump is no longer seen as the enemy by Europe's New Right, who are the ideological descendants of the original fascists. With Trump's rise, they have a new hero in an unexpected place.
The backlog in naturalization applications has ballooned to more than 700,000. Wait times have doubled in the last three years.
Some view a retreat from democracy and the escalating effects of climate change as an unfortunate coincidence. But a new study shows that the two trends may be more closely related than we think.
Asylum-seekers will now be prevented from applying for asylum in the United States if they could have pursued asylum in another country first.
Convictions are where beliefs meet identity. But that can lead to trouble. Our supercharged politics make giving up a conviction feel like an act of self-betrayal and a betrayal of our tribe.
Of the original 31,000 refugees in the 'fast-track' visa caseload, nearly 8,200 are yet to have their applications processed. As a result, their lives remain in limbo.
The volume of migration to the US from Mexico dropped 53% between 2003 and 2017.
It's not all about the economics – people's sense of well-being may help explain anti-immigration attitudes.
How Australia treats migrants with health conditions and disabilities is discriminatory, obscure and unfair, as the UN will hear later this month.
Jordan has a huge number of Syrian refugees and since 2016 it has let them legally enter the workforce.
Applying for British citizenship or settled status is a way for EU nationals to 'take back control' over their lives.
In up-and-coming neighborhoods, old churches are often converted to apartments or offices. But what about the vacant or underused churches in areas that aren't attractive to developers?
Immigrant children could remain indefinitely in federal detention if courts allow the Trump administration to ditch a landmark agreement that has protected migrant children for decades.
During the Nazi era, roughly 300,000 additional Jewish refugees could have gained entry to the U.S. But the immigration law’s “likely to become a public charge” clause kept them out.
The religious right may have dominated US politics for decades, but progressive Christians are growing louder in their faith-based opposition to the Trump administration's immigration policies.
Migrants who've settled in regional Australia find jobs, get on with the locals and feel safe. So the government wants to know how to encourage more migrants to move there.