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Immigration news and analysis from The Nation
June 23, 2022
Reviving the Bracero Program Is the Wrong Answer for Workers
Not even Biden’s own Labor Department believes that the administration’s proposal to bring in more seasonal farm labor will improve working conditions.
June 6, 2022
How Fox News Distorts the Truth About Asylum
The right-wing media and politicians show zero sympathy for the refugees at our border.
May 11, 2022
Under Biden, the Border Wall Is More Powerful Than Ever
Officials continue to promote a border-wall system that’s increasingly profitable—and more than ever like something out of a science-fiction movie.
April 27, 2022
The Supreme Court Might Rule in Favor of Immigrants—Though Not Out of Goodness
During the hearing on the Trump-era Remain in Mexico policy, the justices shocked many by appearing to be open to striking down the rule.
April 11, 2022
Can Biden Minimize the Cruelty of the Public Charge Rule?
Immigrants can put their residency status at risk by receiving government benefits. Could the president change this without altering the law?
David M. Perry
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March 24, 2022
The Racism and Incoherence of the World’s Asylum Systems
The humane response to Ukrainian refugees shows that a radical new path for caring for the vulnerable is possible.
March 7, 2022
We Live in a World of Displacement
The number of people forcibly displaced by war, persecution, general violence, or human rights violations last year swelled to a staggering 84 million—a number only expected to grow.
February 10, 2022
Biden and the Border
Ahilan Arulanantham on immigration, plus Amy Wilentz on Haiti.
Start Making Sense
February 8, 2022
The Black Migrant Trail of Tragedies
Immigrants from Africa and the Caribbean who make the dangerous trek across the Americas to the US face racist policies and practices everywhere they go.
January 25, 2022
ICE Is Detaining More Immigrants. Covid Is Putting Them in Danger.
The Biden administration is placing millions of incarcerated people—including over 20,000 who are in ICE detention—at risk of a Covid-19 illness, disability, and death.