Data since 1950s show Americans have always been wary of refugees. A public opinion expert explains current attitudes toward Syrian refugees and what it means for building consensus on policy.
Ban or no ban, finding a Syrian refugee in the U.S. isn't easy.
President Trump signed an executive order to get construction started and ask Congress to pay up front, but good luck getting Mexico to foot the bill.
A short history of legal challenges to immigrant detention practices in the U.S. may shed light on what's to come for the new administration.
Prioritising groups of refugees, such as Syrian Christians, over others will only create further polarisation.
Our panel of experts examines whether immigration leads to more crime using data from across 200 metropolitan areas and 20 years of research.
Gulf countries have a history of using migrants' rights as a tool in their geopolitical strategy.
Can the new administration be swayed if the people keep up the pressure?
Trump has pointed the finger at Obama for creating the list of seven countries in his new travel ban.
We must know people as they would like to be known, not as some dominant power has decided we shall know them.
For decades, the US has used international education to support democracy and positive relations with countries. For most of the 1970s, Iran sent more students to America than any other country.
The UK welcomes a woeful amount of Syrian refugees.
What Trump's immigration order means for three million refugees in Turkey
This isn't the first time the US has banned people based on nationality. History shows these exclusions have put our national security at risk and caused rifts with foreign allies.
On Holocaust Memorial Day, Donald Trump took to his desk to instruct his government to keep refugees out.
As Donald Trump orders a temporary ban on most refugees to the US, here is what the international law says.
A team of legal scholars breaks down the factors that will determine which immigrants are most vulnerable for deportation under the new administration.
The logic behind building a wall is centuries old. But can concrete solve the complex problems the U.S. is facing today?
The stress of immigration enforcement has implications for health.
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.'