Immigration

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.

July 2, 2018

The Guantánamo Bay Detention Facility set the stage institutionally and legally for Trump’s family separation policies on the U.S.-Mexico border. 

June 12, 2018

The United States has long been home to exclusionary immigration policies. Under the Trump administration, the hardline position that deems undocumented immigrants criminals defines immigration enforcement operations, with ICE calling the shots.

March 15, 2018
Aviva Chomsky

It’s crucial not to be swept away by Trump’s Manichaean view of the world when it comes to immigration.

January 26, 2018
Nicholas Greven

Increased security and militarization has exacerbated dangers for Central American asylum-seekers traveling through Mexico- and it’s about to get worse.

December 21, 2017

On the perilous journey to reunite with their families, Central American women and children find a temporary refuge at Casa Alitas.

December 7, 2017
Todd Miller

Greeting climate-change victims with a man-made dystopia

October 20, 2017
Cristian Izquierdo

How the U.S. and Salvadoran politicians alike use Temporary Protected Status (TPS) as a political tool—and what can be done.

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