An unaccompanied minor from Guatemala, in Hamilton, Ohio.
AP Photo/John Minchillo
Many children who cross the U.S. Mexico border illegally remain undetected and must fend for themselves on the other side.
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.
A Mexican who was recently deported from the U.S. in Tijuana, Mexico.
From Chinese laborers to 'bad hombres,' the US settler mentality has perpetuated an immigration system that pushes out unwanted groups and bypasses the Constitution.
A U.S. Border Patrol agent patrols the U.S. border with Mexico in Nogales, Arizona.
What happens when an undocumented immigrant meets a law enforcement officer? Communication plays a major role in these high-stakes interactions.
The Statue of Liberty has been a welcoming sight for immigrants for decades.
Susan Ragan/AP Photo
Trump's plans to build a wall with Mexico and deport millions of people in the US illegally cast immigrants as an economic threat to Americans. The evidence suggests otherwise.
About 200 convicted illegal immigrants serving their sentences before being deported, in Phoenix.
AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File
In his first year of office, Trump's immigration policy will likely focus not on building an expensive wall, but rather on the work that earned Obama the nickname 'Deporter in Chief.'
Immigrant families attend an education forum in Los Angeles.
AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes
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.
Lettuce farmers from Oaxaca working in Mexico City.
AP Photo/Nick Wagner
US elections surfaced fears of Mexicans crossing into the US. But their numbers are actually in decline. Why are they choosing to stay in Mexico? Two migration experts went there to find out.
What does the Nobel mean for America?
Immigrants have contributed to America's great success at the Nobel. Of the 350 Nobel winners from the United States, more than 100 have been immigrants.
Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles volunteer talks to voter Jessica Romero, 53, about the election.
Is xenophobic rhetoric enough to get Latinos to turn out in large numbers? An expert on Latino politics explains.
Governments will have to take into account the rights of migrant workers if they want to benefit from the free movement of labour.
Yonhap News Agency
In an increasingly mobile society and economy, the international governance of migrant labour lags way behind the forces of globalisation.
Migrants have been accused of 'clogging up the NHS'. But where would the NHS be without them?
But not migrants?
Al-Jazeera has changed its style guide, while others continue to debate the issue.
US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.
Trump's stance on immigration and citizenship demonstrates a lack of knowledge of both constitutional law and economic realities.
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…
The declining health levels of asylum seekers should spark the Australian government to take action.
Seventy asylum seekers have been moved from the Manus Island immigration detention facility to Christmas Island following a long overdue decision by the Gillard government. The decision to keep families…