Nielsen's purge is a clear bellwether of Trump’s re-election strategy. He’s going to demagogue immigration, writes Steve Almond.
How does a city establish trust when its law enforcement is deployed as an instrument of harm? asks Carol Rose.
To figure out what's really driving Trump to cut off aid to Central America, you don’t need to read up on foreign aid policy, writes Regina Bateson, you just need...
Kirstjen Nielsen's congressional testimony sought to eliminate the moral problem of her own conduct by dehumanizing the children her agency routinely traumatizes, writes Steve Almond.
The recent treatment of two U.S. immigration attorneys suggests the Trump administration may be sabotaging its own "Remain in Mexico" policy.
So long as the Supreme Court employs even a scintilla of intellectual honesty, it cannot turn a blind eye to the public record, writes Andrew Grainger.
The Trump administration has eviscerated the framework of long-established legal protections at our border, and within our country.
The speech the president read off a teleprompter did nothing to bolster the case that there is a security crisis at the border. If anything, writes Steve Almond, it merely...
Delays in recognizing the severity of her illness, and in transporting her to appropriate care, cost Jakelin Caal Maquin her life, writes C. Nicholas Cuneo.
A proposed rule would force immigrants to make a false choice between the opportunity at permanent residence and essential needs, like healthcare and food.
Talking about the economy or human rights without acknowledging climate change isn’t just an oversight, writes Miles Howard, it’s a failure to engage with today's greatest challenge.
We've heard so much about the people who are fleeing, writes Fatema Z. Sumar. What about the people who are staying behind to work for change? Not enough of us...
Immigrants show determination and courage that only betters our nation, writes H.L.M. Lee, in this story about his friend, Cuc, and her family, who fled poverty and persecution in Vietnam.
An immigration lawyer’s new reality became apparent early on in the Trump administration, writes Laura Murray-Tjan. Now, every day is an unglamorous game of immigration policy dodge ball.
U.S. policies must recognize the role immigrants play in advocating for greater tolerance and diversity in their countries of origin, writes Ismar Volić.
When the reasons for their flight are addressed in ways that provide safety, dignity and justice at home, writes Susan Akram, Central Americans will no longer have to seek a...
Recent novels about immigration can help us understand the suffering of immigrants far more than video clips or statistics, writes Amy Carleton.
The brutality of separating children from their parents feels deeply personal to Ellen Spero, whose own mother was separated from her parents during the Holocaust.
We may feel powerless when it comes to federal immigration policy, writes teacher Kelly Garcia, but we do have control over the creation of safe and productive school environments.
We know from juvenile justice that zero-tolerance and detention harm rather than help children, write Sarah Sherman-Stokes and Wendy Kaplan. Our immigration policy should reflect those lessons.