Guatemala

'I lost my son': Guatemala mum mourns boy who died in US custody

Sixteen-year-old Juan de Leon Gutierrez travelled to the US to join his older brother and send money home to his family.

'I lost my son': Guatemala mum mourns boy who died in US custody

Latin America

Central American migrants continue to face crackdown in Mexico

A signal of a shift in policy away from providing humanitarian support for Central American refugees and towards a programme of containment which is more in line with the demands of the US president.

United States

US: Massachusetts judge charged with helping man evade ICE

Charges mark latest skirmish over immigration enforcement between Trump and local gov'ts that resist his crackdown.

US: Massachusetts judge charged with helping man evade ICE

Civil Rights

US Supreme Court weighs citizenship question for 2020 census

Court’s conservative majority appears ready to OK question - a move rights groups say would result in an undercount.

US Supreme Court weighs citizenship question for 2020 census

Reporter's Notebook

Trucking and Indians hoping to cross US-Mexico border

In the latest of its Untold America series, AJ+ hops in the cab of an 18-wheeler belonging to Satnam Singh, a Punjabi Sikh immigrant, who came to the US 40 years ago.

Trucking and the Indians hoping to cross the US-Mexico border

US-Mexico border

'Not pawns': US mayors decry Trump's sanctuary city threat

Democratic mayors say they 'would be prepared to welcome undocumented immigrants as they have for decades'.

US-Mexico border

Trump says he may 'call up more' troops to the US-Mexico border

In visit to Texas, the US president says he may have to mobilise more of the US military at the border.

Trump says he may 'call up more' troops to the US-Mexico border

Immigration

US Democrats prepare border bills, say Trump inflames situation

House Democrats plan to introduce legislation addressing immigration and the border.

US Democrats prepare border bills, say Trump inflames situation

The Listening Post

Between 'swarms' and 'security': How media report on migration

A Listening Post special on migration and the media's role in framing this era-defining story.

US & Canada

Migrants forced to take perilous routes as Trump tightens border

Many are facing increased hurdles in their bids to reach the US as US president's anti-migrant policies tighten.

United States

Trump mulls shutting down US-Mexico border over migrant crisis

US government says border is at a breaking point as record number of families, mostly from Central America, are trying to seek asylum.

Latin America

Activists question Central America-US security cooperation deal

Central American and Mexican activists worry focus on security to address migration neglects root causes.

Activists question Central America-US security cooperation deal

Hungary

EPP suspends Hungary's far-right Fidesz Party

As part of the suspension, Fidesz will lose all membership privileges including voting rights with immediate effect.

EPP suspends Hungary's far-right Fidesz Party

Asylum Seekers

Asylum seekers say they fear return to Mexico under new US policy

Several asylum seekers tell US judge they're afraid to wait in Mexico while their cases are heard in the United States.

Asylum seekers say they fear return to Mexico under new US policy

India

'The Gulf dream is fading away in Kerala'

Expatriates were seen as prime marriage material, but men now face changing expectations and fewer opportunities abroad.

In Kerala, the glittering Gulf's appeal is losing shine