Refugees hinder the US economy, the Trump administration has said as it cuts refugee admissions to record lows. But data show that they boost economies, revive neighborhoods and expand tax bases.
Statistical models debunk claims by Trump and others that undocumented immigration into the U.S. increases crime, building on a litany of past research.
An effort by the Trump administration to put stricter limits on students and scholars from certain countries may cost a lot and accomplish little, an international education expert argues.
As Americans celebrate the legacy of the 19th Amendment, which granted women the right to vote, it is also a moment to acknowledge how suffragists first used hunger strike as a form of protest.
White supremacists feed off a narrative of America being white and Protestant. The Church's history in the US is enmeshed with racist ideology.
In a 5-to-4 decision, SCOTUS delivered a major blow to Trump and opened the doors to the court being an arbiter of public honesty
Some school districts are starting to remove police. A team of researchers explains why that could be a welcome trend.
American teens are much more perceptive about their political world than they are given credit for, a recent study shows.
Simulating some experiences of immigrant life can help nonimmigrants learn to understand, and even trust, people from other countries more.
If upheld, a federal court ruling would solidify birthright citizenship as the law of the land, and overturn more than a century of federal refusal to grant American Samoans citizenship status.
The question facing justices isn't whether the president had the authority to rescind DACA. Rather, it is: Was he honest in his reasons why?
Learn more about the economic issues that were debated by the Democratic presidential candidates in Atlanta on Nov. 20.
Trump officials plan to send asylum seekers from the US to El Salvador while their claims are processed. That would expose these vulnerable people to grave dangers, says a political violence expert.
Poverty and violence are often cited as the reasons people emigrate from Central America, but factors such as drought, exacerbated by climate change, are driving people to leave too.
Hungry for dignity, migrants are resisting their cruel detention using the only tool left available to them.
Woody Guthrie’s anthem has become a rallying cry for immigrants. But did he really have a 'blind spot' for Native Americans, as some have claimed?
The religious right may have dominated US politics for decades, but progressive Christians are growing louder in their faith-based opposition to the Trump administration's immigration policies.
The number of migrants living in churches has spiked recently in anticipation of threatened immigration raids, but churches have long protected refugees in an act of faith-based civil disobedience.
A new report on Mexicans in the US paints a troubling picture about the treatment of the country's largest immigrant group.
The president's policy achievements are distinctly ordinary, for a Republican, and his limited record may offer a good line of attack for opponents.