Immigration

June 26, 2019
Javier Porras Madero

Heide Castañeda’s Borders of Belonging: Struggle and Solidarity in Mixed-Status Immigrant Families offers an intimate look at the impacts of immigration policies and border policing not just on undocumented people, but on their entire families.

June 6, 2019

No extent of reform can humanize an agency designed to criminalize migrants, deny their humanity, and profit off their detention and suffering. So Abolish ICE activists want to shut it down.

May 29, 2019

At least six children have died in ICE custody in the past year. As draconian immigration policy grows ever-more inhumane, we can only expect the suffering to increase.

April 1, 2019
Laura Weiss

U.S. security and development assistance has caused great harm in Central America. But Trump’s decision to cut it off is nothing to be celebrated.

December 3, 2018
Judith Adler Hellman

Though often cast as a break with the past, Donald Trump’s anti-immigrant crusade represents continuity with decades of U.S. border policy. In our 50th anniversary issue, NACLA zooms in on a watershed moment in our coverage of Mexican migration north of the border.

November 11, 2018
Ahmed Correa Alvarez

Cuba’s constitution should advance a more inclusive vision of the nation, one not bound by the island’s territorial limits. 

 

September 7, 2018

Jimmy Patiño’s Raza Si, Migra No: Chicano Movement Struggles for Immigrant Rights in San Diego, reveals connections between the early Chicano movement and immigrant rights today.

August 16, 2018

The Trump administration’s crackdown on unauthorized immigration obscures his larger effort: to prevent lawful forms of immigration for migrants and remake the racial composition of the country.

July 19, 2018
Miriam Pensack

The Trump administration’s ongoing detention and deportation of asylum-seekers at the U.S.-Mexico border has echoes of the U.S. internment of over 40,000 Haitians fleeing violence in their homeland in the early 1990s.

July 6, 2018

One mother’s recent deportation to her native Honduras reflects how the U.S. immigration regime not only separates families, but impels them to migrate to the United States in the first place.

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