An old, familiar face is joining thousands of migrants trying to cross into the US to seek asylum: Mexicans. A rising number of Mexican citizens are fleeing states slammed by violence
The birth of the new coalition government between the populist Five Star Movement and the centre-left Democratic Party marks the end of the latest Italian political crisis – for now.
Mexico says it has complied with a 90-day deadline from the US to reduce the flow of migrants through its territory. Foreign Relations Secretary Marcelo Ebrard is to give a final report
Last week, 20 Democrats campaigning for the presidency took the stage for their first 2020 primary debate. During Wednesday’s debate, I — along with much of the internet — could not help but laugh when Cory Booker and Beto O’Rourke started responding in Spanish. I’m a native Spanish speaker born
Lebanon, Jordan and Turkey have adopted different policies on the war in Syria but are united in seeking repatriation for the millions of Syrian refugees who have settled in these countries. All three have barred the entry of Syrians seeking sanctuary and have been putting not-so-subtle pressure on them to go home.
I’m an undocumented teacher who came to the United States with my family from Guadalajara, Mexico. I arrived at 9 months old and have since resided in Los Angeles. I grew up watching my parents give back to our community, cultivate relationships and work tirelessly as street vendors. I attended public schools
It’s hard to get an accurate and honest picture of what’s happening on our nation’s southern border and why, especially during what already is proving to be a long and mendacious election season. If you’re hearing and repeating the words of President Donald Trump and his surrogates, you’re likely to believe
The death of several migrants, mostly from Bangladesh, when their boat capsized in the Mediterranean Sea after it left Libya hoping to reach Europe, brings to the fore the continuing plight of migrants.
When designing immigration policy, developed countries such as the US should think not just about how to benefit themselves, but how to spur global development. For example, skilled immigrants and their children often invest in businesses in their ancestral countries, boosting economic growth and transferring
Earlier this year I was at my local gas station at 6 a.m. stocking up on caffeine for the daily commute. I joked with the young Ethiopian attendant about how haggard he looked and how happy he must be to get some rest after a graveyard shift. He smiled at me, pointing out that he still had one more job before