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?
Three stories show how today's deportations are reminiscent of what immigrants experienced during immigration raids under President Obama.
The White House is pushing for more private prisons. But do the industry's promised benefits hold up to scrutiny?
Venezuelans, fleeing hunger and repression at home, have surpassed Central Americans as the top US asylum-seekers.
Many children who cross the U.S. Mexico border illegally remain undetected and must fend for themselves on the other side.
As searches of smartphones and other digital devices at US borders become more common, can research and computer science help protect travelers' privacy?