The Human Cost of Endless Pandemic Border Closures
One year after the world declared borders shut, there is still no plan to reduce the toll on millions of lives.
Britain Doesn’t Have a Refugee Crisis, So It Created One
Boris Johnson and Priti Patel have unnecessarily warehoused and endangered thousands of asylum-seekers in an effort to pander to the right-wing press.
The Rolling Tragedy of ‘Missing in Brooks County’
A new documentary reveals the human cost of a decadeslong deterrence policy at the southern U.S. border. Will President Biden do anything about it?
What to Expect From Biden’s Immigration Policies
Latin America expert Shannon O’Neil discusses Biden’s plans to reverse family separation, rebuild the asylum and refugee system, and give hope to “Dreamers” and their families.
The Pandemic May Change Remittances—for the Better
Long denominated in cash, payments back to home countries are finally going digital.
Let’s Not Blow This Chance to Fix Immigration
Biden’s reform plan is laudable. But it repeats the battles of the Obama years.
Blocking Undocumented Immigrants From Vaccination Is Self-Sabotage
A crucial and vulnerable population needs rapid access to the COVID-19 vaccine.
Migrants Are Doing the Jobs South Koreans Sneer At
The system punishes undocumented workers but winks at their employers.
Biden’s First Steps on Latin America
Only days into his presidency, he’s already changed the game on immigration.
Biden’s Bold Gamble on Immigration Is About America’s Future
Failed immigration reform gave rise to Trumpism. Success could finally cool the debate.
Refugees Can’t Live in Limbo Forever
Governments and aid organizations think of displaced populations as temporary. But it is time to face reality.
The United States Has Failed Cameroonian Asylum-Seekers
Fleeing a civil war shaped by the West, Cameroonians have been met on American shores with hostility, high-risk conditions, and now unconscionable deportation.
Western Europe Is Losing Its Immigrants
Eastern Europeans are returning home in droves. Here’s what that means for Eastern Europe’s economies—and the European Union.
The Coronavirus Is Killing Westerners. Immigrants Are Saving Them.
Foreign-born doctors and entrepreneurs are at the forefront of fighting the pandemic and resuscitating economies, but nativist politicians still want to keep them out.
Give All Immigrants the Vote
The United States will be a better place when every resident is represented.
The Mediterranean Red Prawn War Signals Italy’s Lost Leverage in Libya
Italian fishermen are being kidnapped off the coast of Libya—and Rome is too caught up in EU migration politics to help.
Trump’s Assaults on Immigrants Drive Georgia’s Latino Voters
Once solid red, Georgia has become a battleground state in part due to its growing Latino population—and rampant anger at Trump’s immigration policies.