Migration/Immigration

A protester holds a sign that reads “NO STATELESS PEOPLE” during a protest against the National Register of Citizens in Kolkata, India, in September 2019.

A Year After Rendering Millions Stateless, India Has Yet to Hear a Single Appeal

New Delhi has continued to milk the issue of citizenship for political gain, leaving 1.9 million people stateless and virtually unable to prove otherwise.

Members of the Million Women Rise activist group

Britain’s Domestic Abuse Bill Still Leaves Migrants at Risk

After months of delay, Boris Johnson’s government has rejected amendments to the landmark legislation that would ensure support for some of the country’s most marginalized women.

A man leaves the Menoyia immigration detention center near the town of Kofinou in Cyprus on May 29.

The End of Immigration Detention Doesn’t Mean the End of Fortress Europe

The coronavirus pandemic temporarily ended the practice of detaining and deporting asylum-seekers in many countries, but harsher border controls could make reaching Europe and the United States harder than ever.

An African domestic worker hangs laundry on the balcony of her employer's apartment in the area of Dbayeh north of Beirut on April 24, 2019.

The End of the Middle East’s Trickle-Down Economy

The flow of remittances from Lebanon and the Gulf to Africa and Asia has come to a sudden, and devastating, stop.

Sri Lanka migrants bound for Australia remain on their boat despite it being washed ashore.

For Sri Lankan Refugees, a Free and Fair Australia Is a Myth

A murder mystery is an indictment of Australia’s draconian immigration policy that has left many legitimate asylum-seekers detained, deported, or dead.

Riot police detain a woman at a rally in Hong Kong.

Former U.S. Officials Urge Refugee Status for Hong Kongers

Pressure mounts for Congress to pass safe-harbor legislation to let Hong Kongers escape China’s newest police state.

A municipal worker sprays disinfectant to prevent the spread of the COVID-19, as commuters wait to cross the U.S.-Mexican border in Tijuana, Mexico on July 7.

As the U.S. Exports Coronavirus, Trump Is Blaming Mexicans

As his poll numbers fall and coronavirus cases rise, the U.S. president needs a scapegoat—and he’s turning to his usual target, Mexico.

Students at Harvard University

ICE Restrictions on International Students a ‘Self-Inflicted Wound’

More than a million scholars face an uncertain future as the Trump administration cracks down on immigrants of any stripe.

Legal professionals march to the Central Government Offices in Hong Kong to protest against the government's plan to approve extraditions to mainland China, on June 6, 2019.

Countries Are Opening Their Doors for Hong Kong’s Exodus

Britain, Taiwan, and many other countries are welcoming Hong Kongers as they scramble to leave before Beijing cracks down.

Child Refugee in Athens

Greece’s Forgotten Child Refugees

With support services limited by the coronavirus, refugee children are turning to black markets for survival.

Former U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton speaks on stage during a public discussion at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina on February 17.

Did John Bolton Transform U.S. Foreign Policy or Enable Trump’s Transgressions?

The controversial former national security advisor left his mark in Washington—especially on nuclear arms deals and Iran.

Google employees stage a walkout at the company's U.K. headquarters in London on Nov. 1, 2018 over the company's handling of sexual harassment.

Foreign Worker Visas Are the Tech Industry’s Dirty Secret

Trump’s suspension of visas will only prolong the recession. Here’s how to reform them instead.

Ueno Tokyo

Japan Radically Increased Immigration—and No One Protested

To cope with demographic challenges and labor shortages, Japan’s right-wing government has boosted immigration. How did it avoid the political backlash plaguing the West?

People walk on Google's main campus in Mountain View, California, on May 1, 2019.

Trump’s Anti-Immigration Crusade Is About to Strike at the Heart of the U.S. Economy

Foreign talent has been the secret sauce of America’s innovation economy. The door is about to shut.

Sara wears a U.S. flag hair clip Dec. 7, 2018—a gift from her husband in their last meeting before the travel ban.

Separated Iranian Families Have Been In Self-Isolation For Years

Since U.S President Donald Trump's 2017 travel ban went into effect, thousands of Iranians have been separated from their families in the United States.

Nick Timothy (L), waits at haulage and logistics company Davies Transport during British Prime Minister Theresa May's visit on May 12, 2017 in Darlington, United Kingdom.

Putting Lipstick on a Bigotry

Former British Prime Minister Theresa May’s top advisor wants to remake conservatism. Instead he’s written a rousing defense of Little England xenophobia.

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The Coronavirus Is Killing Globalization as We Know It

The outbreak has been a gift to nativist nationalists and protectionists, and it is likely to have a long-term impact on the free movement of people and goods.

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