Asylum seekers who make it out of Afghanistan as children are protected by law, but things change once you turn 18.
US Customs and Border Protection agents have the right to question non-citizens about smoking weed, which is a deportable offense.
Those who have a lawyer are five times more likely to be allowed to stay in the US, meaning access to legal aid can be the difference between safety and deportation.
Within reach of his family and freedom, why would migrant José de Jesús Deniz-Sahagun commit suicide?
Emad El-Sayed, the 24-year-old who's facing deportation after he threatened to kill Donald Trump on Facebook, isn't the first case of social media screwing with immigration status.
A proposed bill could threaten "sanctuary" policies that protect the state's undocumented immigrants from deportation.
Under the pressure of time, it isn't fraud, it's the only option.
After a 19-year-old Honduran migrant at Riverside High School was captured by immigration agents, attendance reportedly dropped by one-third in several of the school's classes.
The state's experiment in "self-deportation" reveals what might happen if the US sent 11 million undocumented workers home.
The justices will once again determine the fate of the president's domestic policy legacy.
Many of the families targeted by federal raids earlier this month were victims of both questionable legal representation and geographical circumstance.
In the GOP's alternate universe of mass deportations and anchor babies and IRS agents patrolling the border, what does it mean to be a conservative who supports immigration reform?
With Australia kicking out large numbers of lawbreaking kiwis, we look at how they deal with offending expats over the ditch.
At the end of July, 166 New Zealanders were in immigration detention centers compared with a total of 52 deported for the whole of 2014.
We asked an expert whether the Republican frontrunner's new immigration policy would make America great again.
"Deport first, appeal later" legislation means immigrants who commit minor crimes can only appeal after they've already been removed and, in many cases, left destitute.
Chris Alexander tells VICE that Canada's immigration system is better than ever.
Brandon faces deportation and separation from his schizophrenic wife because, like many, he is finding the UK's minimum income for a spousal visa unaffordable.
A solitary activist aboard a Qantas flight yesterday successfully prevented the transfer and possible deportation of a Tamil man who was dreading being returned to Sri Lanka.
Children who fled violence in Central America are being forced to navigate the US immigration system without a lawyer. It usually ends in deportation.
Border Patrol agents have been convincing immigrants to "voluntarily" leave the country by abusing them and threatening their families. They promise to stop doing that.
Between immigration stories blaring on the news and hostile protests in border towns, it can be easy to forget that the immigrants who have traveled to America are actual human beings.
I was with the ill-fated UN peacekeeping patrol in Lebanon on April 18, 1980, when they were abducted by Mahmoud Bazzi and a group of militiamen from the Israeli-supported South Lebanon Army.
The usual story is: put yourself in the hands of human traffickers, risking your life to travel thousands of miles—only to find your plea for asylum falling on deaf ears. You're either detained indefinitely or put on the next flight back to wherever it is…