Words matter, writes an immigration scholar. It is far easier to deny the humanity of an ‘alien’ than to do so for a ‘noncitizen.’
Trump made three anti-immigration pledges in 2016: ban Muslims, build a wall and enforce all immigration laws. Four years on, a migration scholar examines his record – and its effect on the country.
The recent allegations against an ICE facility in the U.S. are part of a long history of forced sterilizations of Indigenous, Latina and Black women.
A new immigration rule may force some international students to leave the country.
Between 1983 and 2013, the number of immigrants detained in rural county jails has increased.
Many want to come to the United States, as an asylee, a migrant or a citizen. But those journeys have become more complicated.
Fees for everything from green cards to naturalization are not only common, but increasingly costly and mandatory.
Americans have never felt warmer toward immigrants, nor have they ever been more supportive of immigration.
Data released under FOIA shows that ICE is encountering more US citizens and more women.
Children can be especially vulnerable to being wrongly subjected to immigration enforcement actions.
Only three countries charge people who seek asylum fees. The rationale for not doing that is clear.
Local policies can help immigrants get settled, but there is no way to protect newcomers from national policies or politics.
Reported abuses include serving moldy bread, delaying medical care and subjecting detainees to sexual harassment, sexual assault and bullying.
Alleged ‘enemy combatants’ held at Guantánamo Bay who went on hunger strikes to protest their indefinite detention were force-fed by the US military. Today, ICE is force-feeding immigrant detainees.
A record number of immigrant children are being detained in the US. Here’s what you need to know.
It’s more than just a slogan. For community organizers, ‘Abolish ICE’ represents the first step to a world without immigrant detention or prisons.
History shows that the US court system isn’t sympathetic to undocumented migrants when it comes to parental rights.
Even when federal contractors stir public outrage, the government probably should be under fire.
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.
An immigration expert breaks through the alphabet soup of federal agencies responsible for enforcing immigration laws.