Pediatric epigenetic clocks have the potential to accurately assess biological age. However, possible applications in law enforcement and immigration raise ethical issues.
Simulating some experiences of immigrant life can help nonimmigrants learn to understand, and even trust, people from other countries more.
Research in Sicily finds that anti-immigration policies don't slow the flow of immigrants, but do hurt local residents in communities where migrants first arrive.
If upheld, a federal court ruling would solidify birthright citizenship as the law of the land, and overturn more than a century of federal refusal to grant American Samoans citizenship status.
The Gambia's agreement with the European Union to return immigrants to the country is causing the government problems at home.
How Australia treats migrants with health conditions and disabilities is discriminatory, obscure and unfair, as the UN will hear later this month.
Children can be especially vulnerable to being wrongly subjected to immigration enforcement actions.
The 1929 immigration measure has become a focal point due to Trump’s crackdown on undocumented people, including families.
Why the government's post-Brexit immigration proposals are particularly bad for women.
The U.S-Mexico border runs through Native American territories. A wall would further divide these communities, separating children from schools, farmers from water and families from each other.
Changes to immigration rules have left migrants without family and friends in the UK trapped in immigration detention – despite being granted bail.
Australia's immigration department doesn't keep a record of the number of people applying for asylum at airports. This means there is no oversight over the treatment of those seeking protection.
This help is often given in kind rather than in dollars and cents. Without it, these migrants might have nowhere to go and nothing to eat.
Britain's system of internal immigration enforcement is not working.
The UK government presents itself as a pioneer in tackling modern slavery, but it doesn't allow victims to remain legally in the UK. Time is apt for the system to be overhauled.
Details have been published of how EU citizens in the UK can apply for 'settled status' after Brexit. But it may have some teething problems.
Trump hopes migrants won't come if they know their children will be taken away. That grim logic ignores the inescapable dangers that drive thousands of Central Americans to flee their homes each year.
Interviews with hundreds of unaccompanied minors in Los Angeles reveal that relationships with US sponsors can be complicated.
Kids often experience anxiety when separated from parents for short periods. Longer separations, happening with some immigrant children, is a different matter, a leading child psychiatrist explains.
Citizenship is increasingly becoming something that must be 'earned', but this undermines basic rights.