In picking John Kelly, Donald Trump passed over more obvious choices in favor of yet another retired general for his cabinet.
In addition to having four decades of military experience, the retired four-star Marine general is also the highest-ranking military officer to ever have a child killed in combat in Afghanistan or Iraq.
Some of the defining workers' struggles of recent times have been fought by migrants.
The Department of Homeland Security is expected to report that it will continue its widespread use of the private facilities, despite their high cost to run and human rights concerns.
Hear the voices of the British people who were recently deported to Jamaica on a charter flight.
Following the fall of the Soviet Union, a number of Polish highlanders emigrated to America. They dreamed of coming back to Poland one day to use the favorable exchange rate to build spacious houses in the homeland.
A new report details excessive use of force, solitary confinement, and unsafe drinking water in six immigration detention facilities in the United States.
We met up with the outspoken political comedian, whose current red-state tour is at the nexus of laughter, anxiety, and Trump jokes.
Tucked into marshland by a forest in northern France are the traces of a refugee camp we've barely heard about.
The Kansas secretary of state is an anti-immigration hardliner who has also pushed for laws making it harder for people to vote.
Obama gave thousands of undocumented youth the opportunity to enroll in college and find work opportunities upon graduating. Now, those students are bracing for life under a Trump presidency.
Obama warns against "crude" nationalism across the world, an advisor claims the Trump team is considering a Muslim registry, "post-truth" is chosen as word of the year by Oxford, and more.
I fled homophobia and terror in Bogotá. Last week, it found me in America.
Top ISIS and Taliban commanders are celebrating Trump's win, saying his anti-Muslim rhetoric will serve as a powerful recruitment tool for terrorist groups.
Trump shaped his campaign with ideas like building a border wall, banning Muslims from the country, and kicking out all 11 million undocumented residents. But what does he have the power to actually do?
Donald Trump to become 45th US president, recreational weed legalized in at least three states, Vladimir Putin congratulates Trump on shock win, and more.
There won't actually be fewer refugees moving to Texas, but the decision to withdraw from the federal resettlement program sends a pretty strong political message.
Vargas has traveled all over the US organizing for immigration reform, and his group, the Dream Action Coalition, has confronted politicians on both sides of the aisle.
Nov 4, 2016
Donald Trump's anti-immigration rhetoric has hurt him in the states that would be the site of his long-promised wall.
Fearful of an election result that could have dire consequences for them, many undocumented immigrants and the family members of undocumented immigrants have been pushing for citizens to register and vote.
The United States offers a safe haven for LGBTQ asylum seekers, but when they first arrive, many end up facing abuse in immigrant detention centers.
FBI considers inquiry into former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort, John Kasich writes in a vote for John McCain, study finds that black passengers face ride-sharing discrimination, and more.
Lily Allen writes about her trip to Calais, which led to her being branded an "indulged idiot" on the front pages of the tabloids.
For some, the ability to travel back home outweighs the protections of asylum status in Western Europe.