Children and families have been fleeing to the US in rising numbers for nearly a decade. So why is the current situation at the US-Mexico border being viewed as something new?
The lawsuits filed in Portland sparked by the presence of federal law enforcement agents sent there by President Trump are a preview of the legal battles to come in cities across the US.
In the murky world of cyber espionage and cyber warfare, effective deterrence has long been considered out of reach. A government report argues it’s time to change that.
Even when federal contractors stir public outrage, the government probably should be under fire.
Simply based on how they are housed, forcibly separating immigrant kids from their families is bound to make a bad situation worse.
It’s easier to see how customers benefit from increased grid security than it is to justify making them pay for it.
Red tape forced some DACA recipients to change their names when they applied, making it all the more difficult to lead a normal life.
Congress has an opportunity to build on DACA’s success. An immigration expert explains how.
While in London this week, Turnbull has the chance to hear about the operation of the British home office. The UK model would be more relevant than the US version if Australia went down this route.
A professor of constitutional law gives a preview of what to expect when the travel ban cases reach the highest court this fall.
The United States is seeing an uptick in far-right extremist violence. It’s time to pay more attention to this scourge and its causes.
Was the London attacker acting alone? Was he really a soldier of the Islamic State? Research on the nature of jihadism in the West reveals possible answers.
Three stories show how today’s deportations are reminiscent of what immigrants experienced during immigration raids under President Obama.
The White House is pushing for more private prisons. But do the industry’s promised benefits hold up to scrutiny?
Data on violent incidents in the US reveal that our focus on Islamist extremism since 9/11 may be misguided.
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.
General John Kelly, Trump’s pick for the Department of Homeland Security, used to lead US military operations in Latin America. Now American citizens should be scared, too.
A public health researcher and advocate explains how immigration raids can impact mental and physical health, and trigger a breakdown of trust and safety in communities across the US.
Is the U.S. prepared for nuclear attacks from terrorists or rogue nations? A radiation expert explains how Cold War-style fallout shelters could help protect us from this growing threat.
Are Americans at increasing risk of being killed in a terrorist attack? A sociologist explains how the way we remember the dead may make it feel that way.