Nicaragua has exploded in violence since mass protests began against President Daniel Ortega in April, with hundreds dead and thousands wounded. Amid such chaos, criminal violence is likely to follow.
There are other ways of exploiting victims in the 'business model' of modern slavery.
This tradition is so strong in the US that all lawyers are encouraged to volunteer at least 50 hours of pro bono service per year.
The leader of the United States has made immigrants the new face of a threatening “Other,” a primitive savage who has many of the features of the "Indians" of the American frontier myth.
In its Brexit white paper, the UK government proposed a new UK-EU youth mobility scheme. But the details remain vague.
The U.S. immigration detention system under Donald Trump is abusive, racist, sexist and haphazardly implemented, all designed to terrorize people attempting to exercise their right to seek asylum.
The call comes as latest figures show the annual permanent migrant intake fell to 162,400 last financial year – compared with a 190,000 planning level.
One Nation leader Pauline Hanson said Australia is "the highest growing country in the world", with population growth "double than a lot of other countries". Is that right?
It sparked a series of government resignations, but what's actually in Theresa May's Brexit plan?
Changes to Australian immigration law have resulted in a sharp increase in deportations, particularly among New Zealanders of Maori and Pacific Island descent.
The ban has major implications for thousands of would-be immigrants from all of the affected countries, except perhaps Venezuela.
A sociologist interviewed hundreds of immigrants in New York, Barcelona and Paris. Here's what they say those cities get right — and do wrong — when integrating foreign-born residents.
And it doesn't involve immigrant bashing. Quite the opposite.
The president says immigration is bad for the US economy. Economists disagree.
The power of the mainstream media to put pressure US government policy should not be underrated.
Trump administration officials falsely claim the law required them to separate immigrant families. The same excuse was used in the Nazi era to bar hundreds of thousands of refugees from the US.
Undocumented entries across the border are at all-time lows. The people now arriving are not Mexican workers, but a smaller number of Central American families seeking to escape dire circumstances.
U.S. President Donald Trump may believe he's contained the political damage of his policy to separate migrant children from their parents. But the psychological damage to children has only just begun.
The US has a long history of separating families. Research shows the long-term effects of that trauma.
Immigration turmoil in the U.S. means Canada must craft its own migration management plans -- to help Central Americans fleeing misery in their homelands, some of it with Canadian involvement.