Instead of Bringing Jobs to the People, Bring the People to the Jobs
How transportation subsidies can fix seasonal poverty.
Why Record Numbers of African Migrants Are Showing Up at the U.S.-Mexican Border
Europe’s failure to help refugees in Libya is driving them across the Atlantic.
When Poppies Don’t Pay
With a stark decline in the price fetched by opium gum, Mexico’s government should take strides toward making crop substitution proposals a reality in Guerrero.
The Big Chill With China?
Plus: Mexico aims for a tariff resolution, protests in the Czech Republic, and the other stories we're following today.
Mexico Stands Firm Ahead of U.S. Talks
Plus: Sudan's military council calls off the transition deal, China's Tiananmen anniversary, and the other stories we're following today.
Europe Is Ripe for a Return to Establishment Politics
Anti-migration parties may become victims of their own success.
From Refugee to Resident
Displaced people may live in host countries for decades. Here’s how to manage their stays.
Europe Isn’t Realistic. It’s Weak.
The EU has committed to outsourcing its dirty work to authoritarians in the Middle East and Africa—and to confusing dependence for maturity.
Cameroon Used to Welcome Refugees. Now It Forcibly Expels Them.
Nigerians fleeing violence at home are being kicked out of northern Cameroon and being sent back to areas terrorized by Boko Haram.
As Brexit Looms, the Rock Is in a Hard Place
In Gibraltar, a British territory, 96 percent of the population voted against Brexit, but they are also adamantly opposed to joint rule by Spain. It might be time to reconsider.
For Venezuelan Refugees, There’s No Safe Haven in Curacao
The former Dutch colony in the Carribean is a member of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. But when it comes to refugees, there’s little help from The Hague.
Investing in Low-Wage Jobs Is the Wrong Way to Reduce Migration
Unless would-be migrants can build lives with dignity—which poorly paid, export-oriented jobs do not provide—they will continue to seek ways to move on.
Here’s Why Colombia Opened Its Arms to Venezuelan Migrants—Until Now
For years, Colombians fleeing violence left for Venezuela. Now mass migration flows the other way.
A New U.S. Immigration Law Would Hurt Iranians the Most
H.R. 392 will help skilled immigrants from India jump the green-card queue—at the expense of everyone else.
Kenya has found a way to make refugee camps benefit host communities. Other countries should follow its lead.
The Hungry Caravan
Violence isn’t the only reason migrants are fleeing Central America. A four-year drought has destroyed harvests and lives—and has pushed the hungry northward.
East Germany’s Far-Right Problem Is 300 Years Old
There are deep—very deep—historical reasons why far-right resentment has flourished in eastern Germany.