Communities on either side of the US-Mexico border feel deeply connected by ties that existed before there was a wall, or even a border.
Over the years, Puerto Ricans have in fact been granted three different types of U.S. citizenship, but questions about their rights and equal treatment as citizens still remain.
President Trump's executive orders are already causing chaos at the US-Mexico border, where 30,000 Haitian asylum-seekers are now trapped in legal limbo. It's the refugee crisis no one talks about.
Following through on campaign promises to forcibly evict several million illegal immigrants, Trump has set in motion a plan to deport those with criminal records. But doing so won't come cheap.
From Chinese laborers to 'bad hombres,' the US settler mentality has perpetuated an immigration system that pushes out unwanted groups and bypasses the Constitution.
What happens when an undocumented immigrant meets a law enforcement officer? Communication plays a major role in these high-stakes interactions.
Trump's plans to build a wall with Mexico and deport millions of people in the US illegally cast immigrants as an economic threat to Americans. The evidence suggests otherwise.
Data on violent incidents in the US reveal that our focus on Islamist extremism since 9/11 may be misguided.
Nine out of 10 rural places experienced increases in diversity from 1990 to 2010. Data show a more diverse future is guaranteed across all of America, and there's no going back.
Can Canada manage to keep up trade while also meeting US expectations for a safe border?
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.