An anthropologist went to Mexico and interviewed more than 50 people who were deported. It was like being sent to the moon, they told him.
If they pass a deal on DACA, it's a win for both sides of the aisle and thousands of ‘Dreamers,’ but a loss for millions of undocumented immigrants.
While comprehensive immigration reform may be out of reach, giving immigrants who came to the US as children citizenship not only has broad political support but makes economic sense too.
Trump's anti-Haitian rhetoric ignores a long pattern of migration from Haiti to the U.S., often driven by American meddling in Haitian affairs. Today, the two nations are irrevocably bound by history.
Red tape forced some DACA recipients to change their names when they applied, making it all the more difficult to lead a normal life.
The U.S. government has ended the protective status of 200,000 Salvadoran migrants. If deported, they would go back to one of the world's deadliest places. How did violence in El Salvador get so bad?
A look back at how one of the most divisive issues of the Trump campaign played out during the first year of his presidency.
A scholar explains why the president's plan to overturn his predecessor's rule would be a big mistake and disproportionately harm women.
The impetus to impose immigration restrictions to prevent entry of certain ethnic groups into the US is not a new one.
The president is urging lawmakers to end the program in the aftermath of the deadliest attack in New York City since 9/11. Doing so would be a mistake.
In a poisonous atmosphere of Islamophobia and xenophobia, Palestinian-Americans are finding ways to belong.
As Congress takes up the issue of immigration, we turned to our global network of scholars to get their perspective on how points systems work.
Trump's decision to end the DACA program, as well as his support for a bill that would drastically curb legal immigration, would hurt the US workers he says he's trying to help.
Data reveal how hurricanes affect migration, and what it means for US immigration policy.
Congress has an opportunity to build on DACA's success. An immigration expert explains how.
Research shows that for many young people, discovering they were undocumented led to significant mental distress. After DACA they found peace of mind.
At a time when anti-immigrant sentiment was widespread, the Sacco and Vanzetti trial starkly divided American opinion and stirred up a violent backlash around the world.
Instead of focusing only on crime, the government can help set refugees up for success by collecting data on what's working and what's not in the integration process.
For some activists, focusing on young 'Dreamers' excludes others affected by immigration controls.
Pardoning a man who has illegally used racial profiling to round up Latinos could send a message to law enforcement that aggressive tactics are OK by the president.