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.
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.
Greece’s Forgotten Child Refugees
With support services limited by the coronavirus, refugee children are turning to black markets for survival.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
Boris Johnson’s New Immigration Rules Will Harm Britain’s Economy
The U.K.’s new points system will keep low-skilled non-English speakers out, pleasing pro-Brexit voters but devastating entire sectors—from agriculture to health care.
Europe’s Harsh Border Policies Are Pushing Refugees All the Way to Rwanda
EU funds for Libyan militias forced thousands of migrants into dangerous Libyan detention centers. Now, after being evacuated, some of them are stuck as far away as Rwanda—with no idea if they will ever be resettled.
Boris Johnson Is Shutting the Door on Child Refugees
In the name of strengthening its negotiating position after Brexit, the British government is removing internationally recognized protections for unaccompanied children who were once welcomed in the U.K.
Could Venezuela’s Loss Be Latin America’s Gain?
The world’s second-largest refugee crisis could change North and South America for the better, but host countries can’t shoulder the burden without international help.
Italy’s Failed Migration Fix Has Led to Chaos in Libya
Despite pushing policies that are politically naive and disastrous for human rights in North Africa, Italian politicians keep getting promoted in Brussels.
Italy’s Sardines Want to Stop Matteo Salvini. They Might End Up Strengthening Him.
By depicting the far-right League leader as a villain, a grassroots movement calling for civility in politics could help hand the leftist stronghold of Emilia-Romagna to the right.
Immigrants Are Big Fans of Germany’s Anti-Immigrant Party
The fiercest devotees of the far-right AfD aren’t native Germans but migrants from Russia.