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Iraq has prompted the fastest-growing refugee crisis in the world, and it's threatening to destabilize the entire region.

The Senate's "grand bargain" on immigration may be the best deal to be done in the present political climate, but it's still not good enough.

Outraged at the 17 percent fees they are charged on money they wire home, immigrant workers are pressuring Western Union to reinvest the profits.

Advocates pushing for reform and immigrants clamoring for justice in the streets will not forget the recent violence in Los Angeles.

The war in Iraq has caused one of the most severe refugee crises in
history, and no one seems to be paying attention.

What can the nation learn from the Golden State's struggles to deal with its immigrant population?

A batch of new books describe how European governments have dealt with Muslim immigrants and citizens since 9/11.

A recent police raid on a small-city factory showcases the Bush Administration's frightening war on illegal immigration.

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is using immigration control measures to retaliate against undocumented workers who stand up for their rights.

The ICE chief's comments about immigration and unions raise troubling questions. Congress should seek answers.


The vice president is promoting a 2016 budget that deepens the drug-war and free-trade agendas that contributed to the crisis.

April 7, 2015

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