Undocumented Workers Are Especially Vulnerable to Border Patrol in Vermont
Recent arrests exemplify the danger that workers face in the supposedly progressive state.
Could an Elizabeth Warren Administration Really Prosecute Trump Immigration Officials?
Yes, but there are a few caveats.
For Many Migrants, the Last Leg of the Journey North Is Through a Minefield
The Air Force and Marines conduct live-fire drills on the Barry M. Goldwater Range—which also separates many migrants from freedom or death.
'Stonewall Is Now': Black and Migrant Trans Women March in El Paso (in Photos)
A coalition of black and migrant trans women say they're fighting for survival against an immigration and criminal justice system that has endangered their lives.
Why Cutting Off Aid to Central American Countries Won't Curb Migration to the U.S.
Slashing aid is counterproductive because foreign assistance can address the root causes of migration, such as violence and poverty, argues one expert.
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.
Trump Will Cut Classes and Recreation for Unaccompanied Migrant Children
A former Obama administration official says that canceling classes hurts children's mental health and could also make it harder to catch physical health issues.
What Detention Does to the Women Fleeing Violence in Central America
For many victims of domestic violence, being detained by customs or border enforcement agencies can re-open or exacerbate past traumas.
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.
A Tent City in Tornillo, Texas, Housed Thousands of Migrant Children. Now It's Almost Gone.
Due to Trump administration policies, upwards of 6,000 children were held at the Texas facility over its lifetime. It was the largest migrant child shelter in the country.
Border Patrol Fires Tear Gas at Migrants Attempting to Cross the U.S. Border in Tijuana (in Photos)
A group of 150 migrants had approached the border barrier in an attempt to cross, and, after the tear gas was fired, the clash escalated.
Viewfinder: Demonstrations Call for Dignity on International Migrants Day
Portraits of Venezuelan migrants and refugees are displayed in Bogota, Colombia, as part of worldwide demonstrations in support of dignity for migrants for International Migrants Day on December 18th, 2018.
The Edit, Episode #15: A Conversation About Immigration and Family Separations
On the latest episode of Pacific Standard's podcast about how our stories are made, we talk with contributor Massoud Hayoun about his reporting on a family separated after coming to the United States.
Why Migrants Are Often Dissatisfied With Their Coyotes
In a recent study, the behavior most strongly linked to a negative recommendation was abandonment.
Migrants From Central America Face a Long Road to Asylum
As the caravan of migrants heads north, one case demonstrates how difficult attaining asylum can be for people who face violence and even certain death if they return home.
The Caravan of Honduran Migrants Reveals the Failures of Deterrent Immigration Policy
The policy doesn't work when migrants are fleeing for their lives.
A Federal Court Rules That U.S. Constitutional Protections Apply to a Mexican Teen Shot by Border Patrol
In a potentially landmark decision, a circuit court judge ruled that the Fourth Amendment should protect Elena Rodriguez, who was a Mexican national killed on Mexican soil.
After President Maduro's Controversial Re-Election, What's Next for Venezuelans?
Amid ongoing tumult and the largest mass migration in Latin American history, Sunday's presidential election provided no relief.
Federal Officials Have Lost Track of Nearly 1,500 Migrant Children
The Department of Health and Human Services lost track of nearly 1,500 migrant children that it placed with sponsors in the United States, a top official with HHS told Congress on Thursday.
Viewfinder: Central-American 'Caravan of Migrants' Remains Far From U.S. Border
Central-American migrants taking part in the "Migrant Via Crucis" caravan toward the United States receive breakfast as they camp at a sport complex in Matias Romero, Oaxaca State, Mexico.
Life, Death, Rescue, and Relief: A Day Aboard a Migrant Rescue Ship
First-person accounts of a mission to save migrants stranded on improvised boats off the coast of Italy.
For Migrant Homeless, Berlin Offers a One-Way Ticket Out
Faced with a growing housing problem, Berlin boroughs have started to pay for homeless E.U. migrants to return to their native country.