Screenshot from Republican John Rose’s campaign ad ‘Build the Wall,’ which equates all immigration with the Salvadoran gang MS-13.
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MS-13 is not the biggest or most violent gang in the US. But its grisly murders and Latino membership inflame Americans' anxiety about immigration. GOP campaign ads stoke those fears to attack Democrats.
Study finds changes to gut microbiome begin as soon as migrants move to the US and continue to change over decades.
S'gaw Karen girls of Khun Yuam District, Mae Hong Son Province, Thailand.
When immigrants come to the US, it isn't just the people who assimilate. The microbes in their gut also become Westernized after living here. This may predispose them to diseases like obesity.
Vigil held in the Squirrel Hill section of Pittsburgh for shooting victims, Oct. 27, 2018.
AP/Gene J. Puskar
Mass murders like the killings at a Pittsburgh synagogue are seen as the work of disturbed individuals. But America has allowed violence to become unexceptional, ignoring its root cause.
A Christmas party at a border transit camp for refugees in Friedland, 2016.
Despite heated debates about immigration policy, German citizens' views of migrants and a 'refugee crisis' changed little in the year after Angela Merkel's 2015 decision to open borders.
Latinos make up 12 percent of all registered voters in the US, but less than half vote regularly.
AP Photo/Isaac Brekken, File
Latinos are less likely than other Americans to vote in November, new polling shows. Here's why Democrats shouldn't expect a Latino blue wave to swing the midterms in their favor.
Naira and her daughter, who are traveling with thousands of other immigrants from Central America, rest in Huixtla, Mexico, on Oct. 22, 2018.
A scholar who has worked with asylum-seekers for a decade explains why the legal path to safety is challenging for the migrants currently traveling through Mexico.
Saturday’s disaster in the Wentworth byelection, in which refugee policy was an issue, underlined the political necessity of making.
AAP Image/ Refugee Action Coalition
An interesting and notable point of detail about the “lifetime ban” legislation is that it would not apply to the refugee children.
Xenophobic attacks in South Africa have been a major concern for organisations working with migrants.
Widespread concerns about the levels of immigration in South Africa make the issue appeal to voters across the economic and racial spectrum.
The brain drain is coming – it has to be stopped.
Special immigration provisions are increasingly being written into free trade deals.
There is a gap between free trade and free migration.
The deeply religious Scott Morrison is Australia’s first Pentecostal prime minister.
The new prime minister has said he believes 'the Bible is not a policy handbook'. However, his faith has certainly had an influence on his worldview.
Apple’s Tim Cook believes access to high-skill immigrants is a key source of American innovation.
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New research shows recruiting high-skilled immigrants leads to a 'meaningful' increase in innovation – and even more than spending money on research and development.
Here's the evidence the UK will use to design a new managed migration policy after Brexit.
Labour’s Diane Abbott and Shami Chakrabarti during a visit to Yarl’s Wood detention centre in February 2018.
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Labour's immigration plans are progressive, but could still get bogged down in red tape.
Do we need yet another class of guest workers to pick our fruit?
Introducing yet another special agricultural employment visa might destroy the good things about the ones we've got.
Father and son reunited after being detained in Texas.
A record number of immigrant children are being detained in the US. Here's what you need to know.
A rally of right-wing protestors in Chemnitz, eastern Germany, in early September.
In the mid-1980s Germany was wracked by a toxic 'Asyldebatte' that bears similarities to what's happening today.
Journalists should mind their language.
Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orban appearing before the European Parliament on September 11.
The proudly illiberal leader is forging new alliances ahead of European elections next year.