United States

US immigration arrests up 30 percent, hit 3-year high

US immigration arrests hit a three-year high in 2017, with the largest surges recorded in Florida, Texas and Oklahoma.

US immigration arrests up 30 percent in 2017

Honduras

Life-threatening journey of Honduran migrants to the US

Thousands of Hondurans risk their lives every year, leaving the country in the hope of a better future in the United States.

Opinion

A US immigration history of white supremacy and ableism

Ableism and white supremacy form the foundational framework of US immigration policy.

Kristin Garrity Sekerci

by Kristin Garrity Sekerci
- Azza Altiraifi

Kristin Garrity Sekerci

US & Canada

ICE deports Palestinian man living in US for 40 years

The Palestinian businessman was deported after being given conflicting information from immigration officials.

Amer Othman Adi deported after living 40 years in US

US & Canada

US immigrants 'living in fear' of Trump's deportation drive

Immigration remains a divisive issue before President Donald Trump's State of the Union speech to Congress.

Opinion

The EU's migration hypocrisy in Africa

Why the EU keeps organising anti-migration propaganda events in Africa.

Fabian Wagner

by Fabian Wagner

Fabian Wagner

Opinion

An immigrant's life as a bargaining chip in US politics

To be allowed to pursue the American dream, DACA beneficiaries first have to be bargained off for a wall.

Khaled A Beydoun

by Khaled A Beydoun

Khaled A Beydoun

United States

Dreamers: Democrats 'let a historic moment go to waste'

Anger after Democrats failed to protect future of undocumented immigrants during US government shutdown negotiations.

Dreamers 'furious' Democrats gave up on shutdown

Opinion

Trump and the 'immigrant terrorists'

With a misleading new report, Trump is trying to convince Americans that 'terrorism' is an exclusively foreign crime.

Rafia Zakaria

by Rafia Zakaria

Rafia Zakaria

United States

US government shutdown extends into working week

Hundreds of thousands of government employees furloughed as Democrats and Republicans fail to reach a budget deal.

US government shutdown extends into working week

Donald Trump

Border wall, immigration dominates Trump's first year

While the border wall remains a gleam in the US president's eye, he has taken aggressive action against immigrants legally in the US, seeking to deport those previously protected by DACA and other programmes.

Opinion

The very American myth of 'exceptional immigrants'

It is time for more privileged immigrants in the US to stop seeing themselves as more deserving than others.

M Neelika Jayawardane

by M Neelika Jayawardane

M Neelika Jayawardane

One year under Trump

Trump's America: 'Dreamers must make deal with devil'

Undocumented immigrants and their supporters say life has gotten 'much worse' since Trump took office.

Trump's America: 'Dreamers must make deal with devil'

Refugees

Europe stumbles forward in search for migration policy

Competing visions of the future of EU immigration policy are straining relations between countries.

Europe stumbles forward in search for migration policy

United States

Salvadorans 'devastated' as 200,000 told must leave US

Trump administration says recipients of Temporary Protected Status have 18 months to leave or find a legal way to stay.