Opinion

The invasion of the baby snatchers

The history of breaking up families in America started not with Trump but the so-called 'discovery' of the new world.

Hamid Dabashi

by Hamid Dabashi

Hamid Dabashi

US-Mexico border

Trump request for long-term detention of migrant children denied

Ruling comes as government says it will reunite only half of migrant children under five by Tuesday deadline.

Trump request for long-term detention of migrant children denied

US & Canada

US seafood industry struggles without foreign workers

The Trump administration's tightening of H-2B visas has resulted in a shortage of seasonal workers in Maryland's crab picking industry which, in turn, is driving some US businesses and towns to the brink.

US-Mexico border

'They chose the kids like they were grocery products'

A Brazilian asylum seeker fights to be reunited with her nine-year-old son after being separated when entering the US.

US & Canada

US: More than 2,000 migrant children still separated from parents

Officials do not have a clear plan to reunite separated family members after President Donald Trump ended the policy last month.

US-Mexico border

Meet the deported nurse helping refugees at the border

Francisco 'Panchito' Olachea drives a beat-up ambulance around Nogales, taking care of those trying to get to the US.

Meet the deported nurse aiding asylum seekers at US-Mexico border

Asylum Seekers

US judge blocks ICE's 'arbitrary detention' of asylum seekers

US federal judge issues preliminary injunction ordering ICE to stop the 'arbitrary detention' of asylum seekers.

US judge blocks ICE's 'arbitrary detention' of asylum seekers

Opinion

How colonialism shapes immigration policy in the US and Australia

When it comes to immigration, Trump's America and Turnbull's Australia are two sides of the same coin.

Ann Deslandes

by Ann Deslandes

Ann Deslandes

Germany

Merkel's migration plan 'rejected' by hardline minister

Leader of Merkel's Bavarian allies says he sees no alternative to turning migrants back at border, party sources say.

Germany: Hardline CSU leader 'unhappy' with Merkel migration plan

Opinion

Demonising children at US and European borders

The US government's tried to deflect criticism of its family separation policy by presenting children as a threat.

Lewis Turner

by Lewis Turner

Lewis Turner

Europe

Europe migration crisis: Austria's Kurz building bridges?

What does Sebastian Kurz's ascent to the EU presidency mean when he is building metaphorical bridges with other EU leaders, but is doing so to restrict migration across a literal bridge to Germany?

Immigration

Thousands tell Trump: Families belong together

More than 700 events are planned worldwide against Trump's 'zero-tolerance' approach towards immigration.

United States

Calls for protests across US against immigration policies

Hundreds of people have been arrested in the US capital during a protest against the president's policy of separating migrant families.

Immigration

Occupy ICE temporarily shuts down facilities in several US cities

Protesters set up camp outside several ICE buildings to protest Trump's immigration policies.

Occupy ICE temporarily shuts down facilities in several US cities

Montenegro

Balkan countries pressured by EU over refugee migration route

A new immigration route through Balkan region worrying Germany, Austria and other EU countries trying to prevent the passage of refugees and migrants.