asylum

immigration

Mexico Is Now Trapping Migrants Before They Can Even Reach the US Border

'We were locked inside as if we were in a jail,' one migrant said of his experience at a shelter.
Justin Glawe
2.27.19
Refugee

Saudi Teen Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun has Gone to Canada

Al-Qunun barricaded herself in a Bangkok airport hotel room and launched a Twitter campaign.
Tamara Khandaker
1.13.19
Australia Today

A Judge is Forcing Julian Assange to Obey the Embassy’s Housekeeping Rules

The WikiLeaks founder took the Ecuadorian Embassy to court for making him clean his room.
Gavin Butler
10.30.18
News of Zealand

Behind the New Zealand Politicking, Nauru’s Human Rights Crisis Continues

Detained journalists, Jacinda Ardern’s solo flight and New Zealand domestic politics take centre stage.
Zoe Madden-Smith
9.6.18
Hungary

Hungarian aid groups would rather go to jail than abandon refugees

“It is a new low point in an intensifying crackdown on civil society, and it is something we will resist every step of the way”
Tim Hume
6.23.18
immigration

Pregnant, Traumatized, and Trapped in Asylum Limbo

A massive backlog of asylum requests has left thousands of people in miserable situations while they wait to hear if they'll be allowed to stay in the US.
Meredith Hoffman
5.21.18
LGBTQ

How Two Trans Salvadoran Migrants Found Peace in Tijuana

If you're trans and escaping one of the deadliest countries in the world, where do you go?
Amanda Ottaway
11.18.17
asylum

The Constant Insecurity of Being an Asylum Seeker

Pride Mbi Agbor is likely to be in danger if he returns to his home country but for the past week the Home Office has been trying to send him back.
Oscar Rickett
3.28.17
News

Welcome to the Black Hole of America's Immigration System

At Stewart, roughly 1,700 men wait to find out whether they'll be deported from the United States. Chances are, they will be.
Christie Thompson
12.12.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

American Private Immigration Detention Centers Aren't Going Anywhere

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.
Lauren Messman
12.1.16
News

The Refugees Who Refuse Asylum

For some, the ability to travel back home outweighs the protections of asylum status in western Europe.
Meredith Hoffman
10.25.16
News

Australia Should Be As Outraged By the Nauru Files As We Were About Don Dale

An op-ed by Eva Orner, who spent two years dissecting Australia's offshore detention centers on Nauru and Manus Island for her film Chasing Asylum.
Eva Orner
8.11.16