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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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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

The nine transnational activists are hoping for a humanitarian return to the United States and are now organizing detainees to halt deportations.

July 23, 2013

Polluters in the Northern Hemisphere have long exploited the resources of countries in the South, which will now feel the effects of environmental catastrophe more accutely.

March 4, 2013

A closer look at Kathleen Parker's take on the idea of a 'full-blooded' American president and the crisis of American identity.

October 4, 2010

Tuesday, September 28's media and politics hits/misses from a wide variety of sources plus fun videos and (at the bottom) a music pick.

September 28, 2010

As Colbert showed at the House immigration hearing, when he’s in character, he’s really about Washington’s character.

September 25, 2010