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.


Pregnant, Traumatised 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.


Yarl's Wood Detention Centre Is at the Front Line of British State Racism

There was another protest to "shut it down" this weekend.


VICE Exclusive: Local Councils Offered to Take Thousands More Refugee Children

So why is the government ignoring them?


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.


Advocates Fear Disaster for LGBTQ Immigrants Under Trump

They worry his approach to immigration will worsen the discrimination and violence LGBTQ migrants already face.


Welcome to the Black Hole of America's Immigration System

At Stewart Detention Centre, roughly 1,700 men wait to find out whether they'll be deported – and chances are, they will be.


LGBTQ Immigrants Go to America for Refuge and End Up in Detention Centres

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.


The Refugees Who Refuse Asylum

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


What Would an Ideal Asylum Look Like?

The Wellcome Collection's new exhibition uses the model of the asylum as a "safe place to go mad" to see how it could inform mental health services today.


I Dare Australia's High Commissioner in London to Watch My Film 'Chasing Asylum'

Last night, a film that blows the whistle on Australia's inhumane asylum system was projected onto Australia House.


How Syrian Refugees Are Helping One Another Adjust to Life in a Strange Land

A new website started by a Syrian refugee living in Germany aims to explain everything from how to navigate the country's bureaucracy to how to order at a restaurant.