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.
Joint border security measures between the US and Mexico have created a tough situation for those who fled violence back home decades ago.
Can the U.S. recover its once positive image among Mexicans? Trade, immigration and cultural ties stand to suffer.
Trump's plans to crack down on immigration could create the same conditions that led to MS-13's birth and expansion.
Trump's administration plans to ramp up prosecution of unauthorized border crossings. Here's the story of how it became illegal in the first place.
Trump has threatened a showdown over funding his proposed barrier between the U.S. and Mexico. Our experts offer a primer – from a history of walls to costs.
You often hear police express a concern that their jobs will become more difficult if they are forced to work with ICE. We look at the evidence.
Rights and living conditions vary depending where immigrants are detained.
The system is backlogged and inefficient. Trump's commitment to strict immigration enforcement will likely make the problem worse.
Twenty years ago, a sheriff won a lawsuit against a federal gun control law. Today, San Francisco is betting the same argument for state's rights will stop Trump from defunding sanctuary cities.
While Costa Ricans pride their country for being an oasis of stability in Latin America, the nation has struggled with restrictive laws and social attitudes toward immigrants from Nicaragua.
Young people from Central America continue to cross the U.S. border. Can programs funded by humanitarian assistance targeting root causes of migration help?