'People Are Being Killed Like Flies': Denied Asylum in the U.S., Cameroonians Fear Increasing Violence Back Home
Martin fled Cameroon when security forces imprisoned his father and started regularly raiding Anglophone villages. The U.S. government might send him back.
How Much Longer Can Venezuela's Neighboring Countries Handle the Refugee Crisis?
The number of Venezuelan refugees will reach 5.4 million by the end of 2019, according to projections from the United Nations.
ICE's New Policy Will Give the Agency More Discretion to Deport Victims of Crimes
The reversal of long-standing internal guidelines on U-visas might lead to the deportation of immigrants with legitimate claims to legal status.
ICE Is Detaining More People Than Ever—and for Longer
Between May and July, the average number of days detainees spent in custody went from 28 to 46.
The Trump Administration Is Still Separating Families Over Minor Offenses
At least 911 immigrant children have been separated from their parents at the border since June of 2018.
The Killing of an Indigenous Leader in Brazil Is Part of a Global Trend of Attacks on Environmentalists
In 2018, more than 160 land and environmental defenders were killed—many of them Indigenous.
'There Is a Hidden Violence': Jeremy Slack on the Human Tragedy of Deportation
In his new book, Deported to Death, Jeremy Slack undertakes one of the most thorough efforts to date to track the fate of deportees.
Persecution Based on Family Ties Will No Longer Qualify as Grounds for Asylum, the Attorney General Rules
The decision could affect thousands of asylum seekers fleeing violence, particularly from Central America.
Puerto Ricans Celebrate the Governor's Resignation Amid Ongoing Uncertainty (in Photos)
Under pressure from protests, Ricardo Rosselló announced he will be stepping down on August 2nd.
Will Congress Approve New Humanitarian Standards for Immigrant Detention Facilities?
The House voted to pass legislation to ensure that migrants have access to water, food, and medical services. But the bill will likely face opposition in the Senate.
Immigrants Are Changing Their Routines Out of Fear, a Survey Finds
Even permanent residents and naturalized citizens report avoiding activities like driving, visiting a doctor, or talking with teachers.
'The Border Has Become the United States': How a New Trump Administration Rule Will Expand Fast-Tracked Deportations
Hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants within the U.S. could be summarily deported without a day in court.
Immigration Courts Are Replacing Interpreters With Orientation Videos
The new measure is intended to reduce costs and accelerate proceedings, but even immigration judges are questioning it.
What Are the Protests in Puerto Rico Really About?
Though leaked messages and a corruption scandal have brought thousands to the streets, frustrations on the island run much deeper.
The U.N. Is Calling for the Inclusion of People With Disabilities in the Climate Change Debate
In a new resolution, the organization urges governments to listen to those who are affected the most by natural disasters.
Thousands Pay Tribute to a Deceased Protester in Hong Kong (in Photos)
People gathered under heavy rain on Thursday to take part in a public memorial for a man who fell to his death while protesting an extradition bill.
The ACLU Is Suing the Trump Administration to Stop Immigration Raids
ICE arrests in 10 cities are supposed to begin on Sunday, targeting mainly families who recently crossed the border.
The Dunkin' Lawsuit Over Undocumented Workers Ignores a Basic Reality of the Food Service Industry
Restaurants rely heavily on foreign-born workers, and that's unlikely to change.
Twitter Will Remove Dehumanizing Content Against Religious Groups
The expansion of the social media company's hateful content policy doesn't go as far as initially promised.
The Department of Labor Is Making It Harder for Trafficking Victims to Get Protection
Advocates fear that a new policy on visa certifications will further discourage survivors from reporting crimes.
What Can We Learn From a Flawed Live Facial Recognition Experiment?
Facial recognition technology can be used to prevent criminal activity. But, in London, one study shows the police system gets it wrong 81 percent of the time.
Asylum Seekers Report Being Victims of Violence While Waiting in Mexico
The "Remain in Mexico" plan promised humanitarian visas and work permits. But asylum seekers are being sent back to dangerous living conditions.