South Africans Are Used to Being the Targets of Racist Hatred. Now They’ve Become the Haters.
The ANC government must acknowledge that xenophobic violence is a hate crime and a betrayal of the African allies that aided it during the darkest days of apartheid.
Keeping Refugees Out Makes the United States Less Safe
Instead, Washington should focus on helping end conflicts around the world.
Turkey Can’t Host Syrian Refugees Forever
Voters across the political spectrum have become hostile toward the millions of people who fled Bashar al-Assad’s regime. Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his opponents are now responding with tough talk on repatriation.
Liberals Need National Borders
The immigration issue is there for the taking for Democrats—if they don’t treat it as a culture war.
There’s No End in Sight for Matteo Salvini’s War on Migrants
Italy’s interior minister has already passed draconian laws to stop humanitarian rescue ships. If he manages to become prime minister, it will only get worse.
Time Is Running Out for Syrians in Lebanon
Beirut is ready to send refugees home, but there isn’t much for them to go back to.
Deported to Their Parents’ Homeland, Cambodian Americans Start Anew
Refugees who fled the Khmer Rouge as children are being deported from the United States in record numbers—and are adapting as adults to life in a country most have never known.
Can Dominic Cummings Banish Nativist Populism From U.K. Politics?
Boris Johnson's Brexit guru masterminded the Vote Leave campaign, but he despises Nigel Farage and sees a quick Brexit as the best recipe for neutralizing the far-right.
Turkey’s Deportation Policy Is Killing Syrian Refugees
Ankara once welcomed millions of Syrians as “guests.” Now, as anti-refugee sentiment rises, they are being sent back across the border, where they face danger and death.
Trump’s Asylum Policies—and the Troops Who Enforce Them—Are Breaking the Law
Under U.S. domestic and international law, public servants locking up immigrants at the border could be prosecuted.
Trump, Immigration, and the Fight for America’s Soul
On the podcast: Where Trump’s effort to block asylum-seekers fits in the history of U.S. immigration policy.
Trump’s Safe Third Country Agreement With Guatemala Is a Lie
Forcing migrants to claim asylum in Guatemala will further destabilize that country and harm migrants.
Can Giorgia Meloni Become Italy’s Marine Le Pen?
Italy’s next far-right superstar wants to keep migrants out while welcoming members of the Mussolini family into her party. If Italy holds early elections, she may become a key member of the next government.
Britain Will Protect Victims of Domestic Violence—Unless They’re Migrants
Theresa May sought to burnish her legacy by introducing landmark legislation on domestic abuse before she stepped down. But like her hostile environment immigration policy, it leaves women without papers with nowhere to turn.
Trump’s Attack on Asylum-Seekers Was Made in Australia
The Australian government has spent the past two decades making it harder to claim asylum and detaining legitimate refugees far from its borders. Now Trump is trying to import Canberra’s draconian approach.
Is Italy Immune From Terrorism?
In recent years, the country has managed to avoid jihadi violence. But not everyone will want to copy its methods.