History shows that the US court system isn't sympathetic to illegal migrants when it comes to parental rights.
The attorney general can decide immigration cases because immigration courts are part of the DOJ, not the judiciary. This congested system has 345,000 open cases. Most will likely end in deportation.
Turkey's snap election is on Sunday. One fact is clear: The candidates and electorate are both nationalist and pious. That's in contrast to the strict secularism of 20th century politics.
Las falsas noticias están dividiendo a los venezolanos, haciendo que el final pacífico de su profunda crisis sea cada vez menos probable.
Trump's defense of harsh immigration tactics and dehumanizing language should ring alarm bells, according to two scholars who study how to prevent mass atrocities.
China want to win the World Cup by 2050. This year, its team didn't even qualify for the tournament. China has money, power and a dream – but that doesn't add up to soccer brilliance.
Guatemala has ended its Fuego volcano rescue mission and declared 110 dead. But people in the hot, ash-covered eruption zone say that the real death tally is much higher and that they'll keep digging.
There are strong parallels between the Trump administration’s policy on immigrant families and the 19th century's 'New' Poor Laws of England, whose cruelty was illuminated by writer Charles Dickens.
Many observers had hoped that the court's decision on Gill v. Whitford would provide some clarity on whether gerrymandering is constitutional.
Who's in charge of deciding how immigrants coming over the US-Mexico border are treated? Both Congress and the executive branch have power, a legal scholar explains.
Trump hopes migrants won't come if they know their children will be taken away. That grim logic ignores the inescapable dangers that drive thousands of Central Americans to flee their homes each year.
The National Memorial for Peace and Justice helps demonstrate that the lynching of black people was not the fault of victims. But telling this history risks re-traumatizing the black community.
After mass killings, politicians feel compelled to offer solutions to gun violence. One of the most common answers is better access to mental health care, but research has found that's not effective.
In the most peaceful election in their modern history, Colombians have elected as their next president a conservative who will renegotiate the country's fragile 2016 accord with the FARC guerrillas.
History shows that Latin American presidents usually don't last long after they use violence to repress mass protests. Is Nicaragua's Daniel Ortega the next to fall?
Immigrant raids can cause long-term community trauma. The raids can also lead to new political alliances that reshape the meaning of community.
Yemen's civil war is a stew of local and foreign interests, from Washington, Saudi Arabia to Iran. And the latest battle may cost the lives of hundreds of thousands of civilians, if not millions.
International law recognizes that women and LGBTQ people face unique forms of violence that may qualify them for asylum. The US now asserts that domestic abuse is a 'private' matter.
A survey shows that most Puerto Ricans didn't highly rate the official information coming out of the island. With the Institute of Statistics in trouble, the situation is likely not to improve.
Trump's anti-immigrant policies are leading more Central Americans to stay put in Mexico. Mexico's presidential candidates have a lot to say about that, and none of it involves mass deportations.
Any movement against sexual assault must take into account historical, state-sanctioned violence against black women in the US that goes back centuries.
Lincoln's description of the Union as a house divided is well-remembered today. But many Americans fail to heed its lessons about equality and the moral foundations of popular government.
A lack of affordable housing makes homelessness especially pervasive and visible on the West Coast.
Los argentinos están decididos a no perdonar ni olvidar a los criminales que mataron o desaparecieron a más de 30,000 personas.
La oposición de Venezuela ha convocado un paro de 48 horas para evitar que el gobierno de Maduro vuelva a redactar la constitución del país.