Many of us would probably like to watch some professional sports right now. But wouldn't we rather Canada live up to its international legal responsibilities to respect the rights of asylum-seekers?
People moving to new cities build new connections and develop resources to meet their needs. But the pandemic has cut off access to the spaces and facilities that enable this.
The migrant laborers who staff American meat plants, construction sites and delivery services are working through the pandemic – and sending more funds back home than ever.
Immigrants and other newcomers to Canada are worried about maintaining their relationships and staying afloat, and need government consideration and support.
COVID-19 may not discriminate, but Canadian policy does. Income support during the pandemic must be extended to everyone, including migrant and undocumented workers.
During two 17th-century medical calamities, economic imperatives outweighed moral concerns.
How should Asian Americans respond to rising anti-Asian racist actions? History may offer some lessons during the pandemic.
About 48% of Latino US citizens fear deportation for themselves, their loved ones or their communities. That's up from 41% in 2007.
The United States is at risk of lacking data from more than 10 million undocumented immigrants in the 2020 census.
Different groups in society can suffer from social distancing practices. That includes higher risk of domestic violence, child abuse and mental health problems.
Between 1983 and 2013, the number of immigrants detained in rural county jails has increased.
In the 1950s, 'coming out' meant quietly acknowledging one's sexual orientation. Today, the term is used by a broad array of social movements.
Immigrants from Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan, Myanmar, Nigeria, Sudan and Tanzania constitute less than 1% of terrorism cases in the United States, and none of the cases in the last two years.
A study of Ghanaians living in northern England provides insight into how eating habits change through the generations.
During the Nazi era, roughly 300,000 additional Jewish refugees could have gained entry to the US. But the immigration law’s 'likely to become a public charge' clause kept them out.
Canadian leaders have desperately tried to preserve the country's image of liberal humanitarianism at our border, but the reality is Canada's immigration history is built upon exclusion.
Forty years ago, the Canadian government applied its new program for private sponsorship of refugees allowing Canada to welcome the largest number of Southeast Asian refugees in the world.
The US Constitution is supposed to protect freedom of religion. But in the 20th century, white Christian nationalists used this ideal to discriminate against Jews and justify their exclusion.
The technician who gave you that shiny manicure may be inhaling dangerous levels of toxic chemicals on the job.
As more people of color move to the suburbs, they might not find the full range of opportunities that white European ethnic groups did for most of the previous century.