Paul Addo was kept in prison-like Immigration Removal Centers for 32 months while demanding to be returned back to Ghana.
They're protesting their precarious position in the country—they can't legally live or work in Greece, but they can't leave either.
In our new column the Fear Digest, we'll be taking a look at the top ten terrors the country is facing. This week: Santacon, Ferguson, the cold, Obama, and more.
Republicans are already losing their minds over the president's new executive order.
For-profit prisons like healthy inmates, who tend to be young and black or Hispanic.
As Scott Morrison "takes the sugar off the table," let's step back a moment. What happened to us?
With fliers, menus, and business cards serving as their advertising arsenal, these street workers—mostly immigrant men—struggle to survive in America's largest city.
Nov 17, 2014
The free trade agreement is front-page news in Australia and business page news in China. That being said, what do you need to know about it?
The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today we talk about the drones patrolling the US-Mexico border and an investigator's probe into World Cup bids.
Voter choices today will directly impact the quality of air we breathe, how much we pay in taxes, and whether the country's broken immigration system gets fixed before we start collecting Social Security.
The 2014 midterm elections are on Tuesday, and no one cares. You should. So in the vague hope that you live in a state that allows same-day registration, here's the basic shit you need to know about.
Long-distance marriages between Syrians living in Israel and those still in the motherland are common in the Golan Heights, but recently crossing the border has become extremely complicated.
It's easy to chalk up the GOP's hard right midterm turn on immigration to conservative fearmongering and vague doomsday panic, but that's not the whole story.
As EU member states cooperated on a two-week operation intended to track and penalize illegal immigration, a group of activists worked to track police activity in real time.
VICE News met with a smuggler who risks his life moving people across the Syrian border, and joined him on a night operation as he helped to get families away from Kobane and into Turkey.
The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. This week, Spanish border police are accused of excessive force against migrants in Melilla, and Kosovo rescues a boy whose father took him to Syria.
VICE News travels to Lampedusa a year after the boat capsizing disaster that killed 360 migrants and brought the refugee crisis to the forefront of the European immigration discussion.
Sick of harsh federal policies and gridlock in Washington, NYC officials are set to box out the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency from messing with city prisoners suspected of being in the country illegally.
Worm infections and other parasites can make people too sick to go to work and can even reduce IQ among kids—yet little attention is being paid to these illnesses, says Dr. Peter Hotez of the Sabin Vaccine Institute.
Children who fled violence in Central America are being forced to navigate the US immigration system without a lawyer. It usually ends in deportation.
Hasan Zatara was left unable to speak, with half his body paralyzed, after a racist attack in 1992. Within five months between 1991 and 1992, the attacker shot at least 11 people. They were all immigrants
New Malden, a.k.a. Little Pyongyang, is a defector paradise. I went to this suburb of southwest London to meet Joo-il Kim, a North Korean defector and editor of the Free NK newspaper.
Obama promised he would stop deporting so many people. Instead, he's started deporting more, and there's little hope left that he'll live up to his promises before his term ends.
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.