UK law says that detention should only be used when deportation is imminent.
In the last decision of the term, the Supreme Court cleared a barrier for the Biden administration to end a Trump-era policy returning asylum seekers arriving in the US to camps in Mexico.
The Biden administration has used a public health provision to deport thousands of Haitian migrants entering the US via Mexico.
A legal expert analyses the significance of a Court Appeal ruling allowing Shamima Begum to return to the UK from Syria to fight an appeal against the removal of her British citizenship.
About 48% of Latino US citizens fear deportation for themselves, their loved ones or their communities. That’s up from 41% in 2007.
Pediatric epigenetic clocks have the potential to accurately assess biological age. However, possible applications in law enforcement and immigration raise ethical issues.
Simulating some experiences of immigrant life can help nonimmigrants learn to understand, and even trust, people from other countries more.
Research in Sicily finds that anti-immigration policies don’t slow the flow of immigrants, but do hurt local residents in communities where migrants first arrive.
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 Gambia’s agreement with the European Union to return immigrants to the country is causing the government problems at home.
How Australia treats migrants with health conditions and disabilities is discriminatory, obscure and unfair, as the UN will hear later this month.
Children can be especially vulnerable to being wrongly subjected to immigration enforcement actions.
The 1929 immigration measure has become a focal point due to Trump’s crackdown on undocumented people, including families.
Why the government’s post-Brexit immigration proposals are particularly bad for women.
The U.S-Mexico border runs through Native American territories. A wall would further divide these communities, separating children from schools, farmers from water and families from each other.
Changes to immigration rules have left migrants without family and friends in the UK trapped in immigration detention – despite being granted bail.
Australia’s immigration department doesn’t keep a record of the number of people applying for asylum at airports. This means there is no oversight over the treatment of those seeking protection.
This help is often given in kind rather than in dollars and cents. Without it, these migrants might have nowhere to go and nothing to eat.
Britain’s system of internal immigration enforcement is not working.
The UK government presents itself as a pioneer in tackling modern slavery, but it doesn’t allow victims to remain legally in the UK. Time is apt for the system to be overhauled.