'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.
Legal Asylum Seekers Are Punished by Trump's Newest Immigration Policy
By choosing to follow migration rules and wait for months at a time, legal asylum seekers will now be subjected to a rule that renders most of them ineligible for migration.
El Chapo Is in Prison, but Mexican Drug Cartels Are Still Thriving
The flow of illicit drugs into the United States has not diminished since the drug lord's arrest.
The Definition of 'Refugee' Is Out of Date. And It's Leaving People Behind.
The international idea of who counts as a refugee is over half a century old. But today the lines between "refugee," "migrant," and "illegal border crosser" have all begun to blur.
Thousands of 'Transborder' Students Commute to American Colleges From Mexico Every Day
Many transborder students are U.S. citizens who live in Mexico because it's cheaper or because their parents were deported.
What Does Mexico's Agreement With the United States Mean for Central American Migrants?
While the agreement is being celebrated as a victory by the Mexican government, it may come at the expense of those seeking refuge in the U.S.
'Come and See Me—My Grave Is Open': Finding Life After Deportation in Nogales, Sonora
Panchito Olachea crossed the border into the U.S. at 16, and was deported at 48. He's now building a community of deportees who, like him, won't try to cross back.
The U.S. Is Using the Tariff Threat to Push Mexico to Accept Most Asylum Seekers
The Trump team is working on a "safe third country" agreement with Mexico, which would make migrants who travel through Mexico ineligible for asylum in the United States.
Viewfinder: Taxi Drivers Protest Against Uber in Mexico City
Taxi drivers take part in a protest against the private taxi company Uber and other apps for alleged unfair competition, in Mexico City, on June 3rd, 2019.
'I Am Not a Coward': Key Takeaways From the President of Mexico's Letter to Trump
As Trump announced he would raise tariffs on Mexican goods, the president of Mexico published an open letter to Trump.
An Air Pollution Emergency in Mexico City (in Photos)
Authorities in Mexico City declared an environmental emergency on Tuesday after pollution reached potentially hazardous levels.
Viewfinder: Mexico City Declares an Environmental Alert as Smog Reaches Dangerous Levels
Two women wear face masks on May 16th, 2019, in Mexico City, Mexico.
Studies Show Fears About Migration and Disease Are Unfounded
Research has found that migrants and refugees don't spread diseases to host populations, though migrants themselves are often at higher risk of illness because of poor living conditions.
Mexico's Mass Arrests of Central American Migrants Follow Years of U.S. Pressure
The story of Mexico's latest crackdown on U.S.-bound Central American migrants began long before Trump's presidency.
Why Did Trump Withdraw His Nomination of Ronald Vitiello for ICE Director?
Three reasons why the president might have decided to withdraw his acting director's name from the senate nomination process.
What Would Closing the Border Mean for the Thousands of American Citizens Who Cross It Each Day for Work?
If President Donald Trump were to close the border, these people's daily lives (and in many cases, their livelihoods), would be deeply affected.
Mexico Asked Spain to Apologize for Its Conquest. Spain Said No.
The Spanish government rejected the Mexican president's demand, suggesting Spain's invasion of the Americas shouldn't be judged through our modern lens.
Ximena Sariñana Doesn't Want to Be the Only Woman in the Room
One of Mexico's biggest indie-pop artists discusses her new album and the state of the music industry for Latinx artists.
The Spread of Fake News Has Had Deadly Consequences in Mexico. Meet the People Trying to Stop It.
After an incorrect report spread on WhatsApp, a mob lynched two men in Acatlán de Osorio, Mexico. Fact-checkers came in and tried to uncover the truth of what happened.
Five Takeaways From the Lawsuit Over Trump's Plan to Keep Asylum Seekers in Mexico
The lawsuit, filed on behalf of 11 asylum seekers who have been returned to Mexico, alleges Border Patrol agents did not assess whether the migrants had reason to "fear for their lives."