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Clearer rights for immigrants and jobs for workers hard-hit by the recession will go a long way to reduce competition and fear.

A new film explores one of the most controversial aspects of American immigration policy: family detention.

Hardship and haunting memories mark the lives of the 2 million Iraqis in exile.

Massive workplace raids are part of a pressure campaign for guest-worker programs.

The Nation's Bob Moser, John Nichols and Roberto Lovato discuss what progressive economic and immigration policy should be.

Nation writers Bob Moser and Roberto Lovato discuss how Democrats can best pursue economic reform and a better immigration policy.

In its zeal, the federal immigration agency has been deporting US citizens.

Immigrant Latinos live under a matrix of oppressive laws, customs and institutions.

Immigrants facing deportation find shelter with the religious New Sanctuary Movement.

A patchwork of local laws reflects the complicated, contradictory national debate over immigration policy.

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Mass graves are being found everywhere in Mexico, but none of them contain the missing forty-three student-activists. 

November 17, 2014

The country's late dictator leaves behind a 1-million-strong diaspora unlikely to ever return home.

October 23, 2014

In the face of Europe's reinforced borders and continued neglect, thousands of refugees are drowning at sea.

October 3, 2014

Undocumented immigrants and their advocates are concerned that the president’s orders will be far more limited than the hype suggests—and they’re trying to raise the bar for what aggressive action really means.

August 21, 2014

Child migrants and their families are the ones being affected by the shifts in policy, and ultimately, any decision made impacts their future first and foremost.

August 18, 2014

Now that Obama has given up trying to appease the GOP, why he is considering weakening a law intended to protect immigrant children from trafficking and violence?

July 4, 2014

A heightened credible fear standard would particularly impact immigrants who are detained at the border and subjected to “expedited removal."

June 3, 2014

Hundreds of thousands have fled dictatorship—only to face trafficking, exploitation and hostility throughout North Africa and the Sahel.

April 11, 2014

The UK seems keen on abandoning its most vulnerable workers to the rule of the master of the house.

April 4, 2014

A decision by US Border Patrol this week “effectively gives a license to kill Latinos on both sides of the border,” according to activists.

November 6, 2013