The Vatican has clarified that Pope Francis' support of civil unions did not change church doctrine. A theologian explains what Francis is doing is departing from Catholic rhetoric on the family.
Pandemic fears could permanently harden Canadian attitudes toward immigration, and generate pressure to reduce the number of yearly arrivals.
There are 45 million Americans of German ancestry. They gave Donald Trump his winning margin in 2016. Will they do it again?
Immigrant students often have work commitments outside class, and they may need additional language support. Giving them equal access to technology during remote learning might not be enough.
Indian Americans constitute a mere 1.5% of the population, but their impact on American politics can be disproportionate, a political scientist argues.
People looking for a potential partners online highly value a sense of humour but immigrants struggle with local jokes.
The US has a long history of forced sterilization campaigns that were driven by the bogus 'science' of eugenics, racism and sexism.
Can you only ever truly 'belong' in Britain if you aren't white?
The Canadian government should send a clear signal that it cares about constitutional and international law, heed a Federal Court ruling and take steps to immediately suspend the STCA.
After trying to remove street vendors from its cities for years, China is supporting them to help jump-start its economy. An urban scholar explains why other cities should do the same.
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.