Immigration

June, 2020

  • 21 June

    What the Supreme Court’s DACA Ruling Means for Undocumented Students

    The DACA program was always intended as a temporary policy that might allow young people who arrived in the United States as children the opportunity to stay and build their adult lives here. Eventually, the undocumented – and everyone else in the United States – will need a longer-term solution.

  • 18 June

    Supreme Court Ruling on Dreamers Sends a Clear Message to the White House

    From the beginning, this case was not about whether the president has the authority to rescind DACA. All of the parties involved agreed that he does. Rather, the question was whether under U.S. law, the executive branch has to give complete and accurate reasons for its actions.

February, 2020

  • 26 February

    How Can We Prepare for the Coronavirus? 3 Questions Answered

    Editor’s note: Public health officials in the U.S. warned that the coronavirus, which has in large part spared the U.S., is coming and that the country needs to be prepared. But just what does this mean for you, as well as for public health officials? Aubree Gordon, public health scholar at the University of Michigan, explains.

June, 2019

  • 11 June

    Pressure Grows on Africa to Take Back its Migrants

    Europe’s focus on returns risks destabilizing receiving countries and aggravating the root causes of migration.

  • 8 June

    Convicts are Returning to Farming – Anti-immigrant Policies are the Reason

    As current anti-immigrant policies diminish the supply of migrant workers, farmers are not able to find the labor they need. So prison systems have responded by leasing convicts to growers desperate for workers.

May, 2019

  • 18 May

    The Emigration Election: Why the EU is Not Like America

    Migration is not the defining issue for most Europeans. As they head to the polls, concerns about the economy and climate change often have higher or equal salience.

February, 2019

  • 4 February

    Maghreb’s Changing Politics of Migration

    Political challenges and deep inequalities fuel the sharp rise in irregular migration from North Africa.

January, 2019

  • 8 January

    Is There a Crisis at the US-Mexico Border? 6 Essential Reads

    Immigration experts explain who's really trying to cross the US-Mexico border, what they want — and why immigration, even undocumented immigration, actually benefits the country.

December, 2018

  • 8 December

    Will Next Week’s Migration Compact be Global?

    African countries should use the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration as a basis to develop better continental migration governance systems.

August, 2018

  • 15 August

    Here’s What Will Happen If DACA Ends

    What would the end of DACA mean for the 704,000 Dreamers currently enrolled? DACA provides a two-year period of work authorization and protection from deportation. A prohibition on renewal applications would, therefore, mean that DACA recipients lose these protections on a rolling basis over the next two years.