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- Feb 13 20173 minutes
Big Meat Braces for A Labor Shortage
Refugees help satisfy the need for low-skilled workers | “It remains a challenge to fully staff the plant”
- Nov 25 20164 minutes
Afghanistan’s Other Refugee Crisis
Reports of intensified harassment have fed suspicions that Pakistan is pushing out long-term refugees in what could be the the world's largest forced migration.
- Feb 18 20174 minutes
Donald Trump’s Plan to Outsource Immigration Enforcement to Local Cops
The president pledged to detain and deport millions of undocumented immigrants, but to do so, he’ll need to enlist the help of local authorities.
- Feb 17 20177 minutes
What Immigration Raids Mean for Students
An immigration-law expert chimes in on how the recent detention of Daniel Ramirez Medina could affect students around the country who still benefit from the Obama-era policy.
- Oct 10 20163 minutes
Trump Hurts the Peso. That Helps Mexicans
Migrant workers in the U.S. are wiring record sums back home | “With the exchange rate moving so much, I try to send a bit more”
- Oct 1 20161 minute
A Voice for the Voiceless
JOAN CAPLIN MONICA MODI KHANT 43, ATLANTA BACKSTORY: Her parents emigrated from India. EDUCATION: BA from Rutgers, JD from New England School of Law. PROFESSION: Executive director, Georgia Asylum and Immigration Network. VISION: Provide legal
- Jun 13 20161 minute
The Next Frontier for Migrants is an Even More Dangerous One
JUSTIN WORLAND ON MAY 25, AN ITALIAN NAVAL vessel approached a blue boat in the Mediterranean Sea. Crowding the deck were more than 500 passengers, each of whom had paid smugglers for passage from the northern coast of Africa to the southern coast o
- Nov 25 20165 minutes
After The Brexit Vote, What Next For Britain’s Poles?
After a surge in anti-immigrant hostility, will the U.K.'s largest foreign-born community stay put?
- Feb 12 20173 minutes
An Unintended Side Effect of Trump's Border Wall
Since the Great Recession, more Mexicans have left the United States than migrated there. Constructing a barrier along the southern border may discourage more from going.
- Sep 19 201611 minutes
Between the Devil And the Deep Blue Sea
SMUGGLERS ARE PUTTING REFUGEES ON RAFTS THAT HAVE VIRTUALLY NO CHANCE OF COMPLETING THE DANGEROUS MEDITERRANEAN CROSSING—TURNING EVERY RESCUE INTO A LIFE-OR-DEATH MISSION TO SAVE HUNDREDS OF MIGRANTS
- Nov 21 20162 minutes
Private Prisons Get A Boost From Trump
Investors anticipate a boom in immigrant detention centers | “We are getting them out ... or we are going to incarcerate”
- Nov 28 20161 minute
A New Hard Line Would Affect Millions
The wall may be a fence in some places. And the ultimate fate of all of America’s undocumented immigrants is still not clear. But here are three Trump plans to look for in the first 100 days: 1 Deport millions Trump has scaled back his mass-deporta
- Oct 7 20165 minutes
A Homeless World
With a huge chunk of mankind on the move, 193 countries have finally struck an agreement on migrants and refugees.
- Sep 26 20161 minute
Can the World Agree on a Plan to Help Refugees?
T.J. GLOBAL LEADERS WILL ATTEND TWO HIGH-PROFILE meetings Sept. 19–20 on the issues of migration and refugees. Summits hosted by the U.N. and U.S. President Barack Obama will attempt to forge a global response to the plight of the 65.3 million peopl
- Dec 5 20165 minutes
What It’s Like To Be An Immigration Attorney In The Final Weeks Before The Trump Presidency
One lawyer says that she’s seen a tenfold increase in calls, emails, and inquiries to her firm since the election.
- Oct 16 20162 minutes
A Family Caught in Immigration Limbo
WHEN BELSY GARCIA saw her mother’s number appear on her iPhone on the afternoon of June 15, she felt what she calls the “uncomfortable fluttering” sensation in her chest. She knew that daytime calls signaled an emergency. The worst one had come the p
- Sep 5 201610 minutes
Trump’s Tall Tales
WHAT DONALD TRUMP KNEW ABOUT UNDOCUMENTED WORKERS AT HIS SIGNATURE TOWER
- Nov 14 20162 minutes
A Free Hand on Immigration
Since launching his presidential run a year and a half ago with a speech describing Mexican immigrants as rapists, Trump has made a bevy of promises about how he’d overhaul U.S. immigration policy.
- Oct 3 20168 minutes
Europe Swings Right
Austria is poised to elect a far-right President, in the clearest sign yet of a continental drift rightward.
- Feb 21 20173 minutes
President Trump’s Immigration Policy Takes Shape
New Homeland Security Department memos prioritize almost all undocumented immigrants for deportation, order the hiring of 10,000 more agents, and more.
- Jan 7 20173 minutes
‘Europa’, a Guidebook to Help Migrants and Refugees Understand Europe
"Europa: An Illustrated Introduction to Europe for Migrants and Refugees" tries to explain the continent's history and politics through the lens of conflict and migration.
- Feb 6 20174 minutes
The Value of Immigrant Doctors
A series of recent journal articles highlight the crucial role foreign-born doctors, some of whom are threatened by Trump’s immigration orders, play in the U.S. health-care system.
- Feb 10 20174 minutes
The Future of Deportations Under Trump
The administration's new policies expand who is eligible for deportation, and an Arizona mother who has lived in the country for 21 years may be its first example.
- Feb 13 201713 minutes
The California Republic Comes Roaring Back
THE NATION’S MOST POPULOUS STATE PREPARES TO RESIST THE PRESIDENT IN UNCERTAIN TIMES
- Feb 10 20173 minutes
Mosques Want to Offer Sanctuary, but Will Anyone Accept?
Some undocumented immigrants say they wouldn’t feel safe at a mosque given the uptick in anti-Muslim violence.
- Feb 19 20175 minutes
A Brief History of America’s ‘Love-Hate Relationship’ With Immigration
Donald Trump’s restrictive plan is reminiscent of legislation from 100 years ago.
- Jan 27 20174 minutes
The Atlantic Daily: Barriers to Entry
Trump suspended refugee programs, his crackdown on illegal immigration threatened kids' health, protesters suffered internal divisions, and more.
- Feb 23 20173 minutes
Can Mexico Block Trump’s New Deportation Rules?
The administration’s plan to force undocumented immigrants out of the U.S. largely hinges on America’s increasingly tense relationship with its southern neighbor.
- Feb 23 20175 minutes
Why Immigrant Students Are Changing Their Minds About Janet Napolitano
The former Homeland Security secretary once oversaw the deportation of more than 2.5 million undocumented immigrants.