Migrants

US legislators try to save shutdown talks as Trump goes to border

After negotiations broke down over the weekend, politicians scramble to save talks before February 15 deadline.

US legislators try to save shutdown talks as Trump goes to border

US-Mexico border

California governor to pull troops from US-Mexico border

In a rebuke to President Donald Trump's administration, California Governor Gavin Newsom pulls hundreds of troops.

California governor to pull troops from US-Mexico border

Donald Trump

What to expect from Trump's State of the Union address

Trump is expected to renew his border wall demand, touch on ISIL, and address talks with North Korea and China.

State of the Union 2019: What to expect

Colombia

As more Venezuelans flee, the crisis pushes deeper into Colombia

Groups document surge in number of Venezuelans crossing into Colombia in January, with locals ramping up efforts to help

As more Venezuelans flee, the crisis pushes deeper into Colombia

US & Canada

India monitoring detention of students after US sting operation

129 Indians face civil immigration charges and possible deportation after enrolling in a fraudulent American university.

India monitoring detention of students after US sting operation

In the Field

Migrants at the US-Mexico border: Overcoming walls and prejudice

We meet the people at the centre of the crisis along Mexico's northern border: smugglers, migrants and locals.

Europe

Cyprus 'golden passports' bring Russians into the EU

The government has earned more than five billion dollars from selling Cypriot passports so far.

US-Mexico border

Pelosi vows no wall funds, Trump says he won't wait for talks

Top Democrat and US president remain at odds as clock ticks to avoid another partial government shutdown.

Pelosi vows no wall funds, Trump says he won't wait for talks

US & Canada

ICE is force-feeding hunger-striking immigrants in the US: Report

US immigration officials are reportedly force-feeding migrants through plastic tubes, causing nose bleeds, vomiting.

ICE is force-feeding hunger-striking immigrants in the US: Report

Venezuela

The Wall of Laments: 'It wasn't easy leaving Venezuela'

Venezuelans fleeing hyperinflation and poverty share stories of struggle at small cantina across the border in Colombia.

On the border, Venezuelans leave notes at the 'Wall of Laments'

Venezuela

On Colombian border, fleeing Venezuelans have little hope

As political crisis deepens, those who have left say even if president has changed, recovery is still years away.

On Colombian border, fleeing Venezuelans have little hope

Asylum Seekers

US to start returning asylum seekers to Mexico on Friday: report

Some asylum seekers will be returned to Mexico to wait while their asylum requests are decided on, says spokesman.

US to start returning asylum seekers to Mexico on Friday: report

Opinion

The guacamole famine, the Super Bowl, and other American dramas

As the US frets 'the guacpocalypse', its delusions about - and addiction to - undocumented migration remain untreated.

Belen Fernandez

by Belen Fernandez

Belen Fernandez

Immigration

US used detained undocumented children as 'bait': Lawsuit

A class action lawsuit alleges authorities have used detained undocumented children as 'bait' to arrest immigrants.

US used detained undocumented children as 'bait': Lawsuit

Opinion

Why are so many Iranian minors seeking asylum in Europe?

The growing number of Iranian children sent on dangerous journeys to the West is a harbinger of worse to come.

Amir Ahmadi Arian

by Amir Ahmadi Arian

Amir Ahmadi Arian