Vicky Chávez and her two young daughters have lived at First Unitarian Church in Salt Lake City for three years. In 2014, Ms. Chávez fled…View More Opinion | Immigrants Seeking Sanctuary in Churches Don’t Deserve Fines
A record number of people petitioned for asylum in Mexico last month, drawn by family ties and high approval rates — and discouraged by the…View More With the U.S. Asylum System Closed to Many, Some Find Sanctuary in Mexico
A father and son who were kidnapped while waiting in Mexico under a Trump-era policy that barred asylum seekers from entering the United States were…View More Father and Son Abducted in Mexico Are Allowed into the U.S.
MIAMI — The restrictive policies of the Trump administration, combined with the coronavirus pandemic, have reduced migration to the United States to its lowest level…View More Opinion | More Immigrants Will Come to the U.S. Under President Biden. That’s a Good Thing.
On the night that we first came to the United States — Christmas Eve, 1979 — my mother, my brother and I were what President…View More Opinion | An Immigrant’s Christmas Eve
MATAMOROS, Mexico — Under a canopy on the edge of a squalid encampment, a young physician named Dairon Elisondo Rojas holds office hours every day…View More Stranded on Border, This Migrant Became the Camp Doctor
MEXICO CITY — When Evo Morales stepped off a Mexican government plane on Tuesday and into exile on Mexican soil, he followed a well-trod path.…View More Mexico, a Haven for Leftists in Exile, Provides Evo Morales With a Landing Spot
President Trump’s latest assault on immigration, cutting the number of refugees accepted to a mere 18,000 from 30,000 last year, is better than the complete…View More Opinion | Trump Tears Up the Welcome Mat
WASHINGTON — The nation’s immigration judges lost a key leader this week, the latest in a string of departures at the top of the system…View More Top Immigration Judge Departs Amid Broader Discontent Over Trump Policies
MEXICO CITY — President Trump has made migration the defining issue in the relationship between his administration and the governments of Central America and Mexico.…View More The U.S. and Guatemala Reached an Asylum Deal: Here’s What It Means
The Trump administration’s expansion of the use of fast-track deportations through “expedited removal” will create a “show me your papers” regime nationwide in which people…View More Opinion | The Human Cost of Fast-Track Deportation
BEIRUT, Lebanon — Few world leaders are known to write poetry. Fewer still offer it up for public consumption. And almost none record their marital…View More Another Dubai Princess Defects. Anguished Poetry Ensues.
For thoughtful coverage of Australia delivered to your inbox, sign up for the Australia Letter. SYDNEY, Australia — Human rights groups call them a violation…View More A Timeline of Despair in Australia’s Offshore Detention Centers
To the Editor: Re “4 Months Old, and Whisked Away” (front page, June 17), about Constantin Mutu, a Romanian child separated from his immigrant parents…View More Opinion | Separated at the Border, and Only 4 Months Old