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.'
Being Brazilian in the US means navigating an identity that doesn't neatly fit into a single check-box, and can be perceived in vastly different ways depending on what part of the country you're in.
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.
Beyond the challenges posed by President-elect Trump, Mexico has its own issues with border security, 3,000 kilometres to the south.
If police officers are sent to museums to train observational skills, shouldn't literary texts be used to teach empathy?
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.
Many US voters appear to believe that deporting illegal immigrants would boost job opportunities and wages for US workers. But economic modelling suggests different conclusions.
How can we possibly know how many millions of people are living in the U.S. illegally? Demographers have actually refined a simple formula that's worked pretty well since the 1970s.
Violence, poverty and oppression in Honduras are causing thousands to flee to the US. Will the next president own the role of US foreign policy in creating these problems?
Spending more on border control hasn't stopped migrants from crossing the border. Neither will a wall. Here's why.
The US has met its goal for resettling Syrian refugees in 2016, and will aim to take in 110,000 more in 2017. A migration expert examines whether fears of their arrival are well founded.
Donald Trump gave a major speech on immigration this week. This roundup looks at some of his ideas for reform and explains what the experts have to say about this complex issue.
Many politicians in the West – from backers of Brexit to Donald Trump – have convinced voters that immigrants are hurting their economies. The evidence suggests otherwise.
At what point is the movement of people away from their land of origin called a diaspora? A sociologist explores what the term has meant in the past, and why that might soon change.
Can you visualize any number greater than 100? Migration experts explain why thinking about migrants en masse makes it difficult to address the nuances of each group's unique challenges.
Previous efforts to cement national cohesion offer a model but also, says a historian, a warning.
Inaction on President Obama's nominee for the Supreme Court blocks a decision on his immigration plan.
A brief decision from the highest court will impact millions of lives in the U.S. GSU legal expert explains what will change, and what won’t.
Many Republicans held out hope that Donald Trump would pivot to the centre for the general election. The opposite has happened.
Donald Trump's call for a barrier on the Mexican border rides a two-decade-long wave of vigilantism and grassroots activism.