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
2.26.19
immigration

New Trump Policy Means Domestic Violence Victim Will Likely Be Deported

On Monday, Jeff Sessions announced new, harsher requirements for asylum seekers, creating fresh harships for thousands of vulnerable people.
Meredith Hoffman
6.13.18
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
immigration

People Told Us Why They Joined the Migrant 'Caravan' That Enraged Trump

"I'll find peace, even though Mr. Trump doesn’t want us there."
Diana Manzo
VICE Staff
4.11.18
immigration

Sessions's New Rules Mean Asylum Seekers Could Be Sent Back to Die

Thanks to a decision by the attorney general, filling out a form wrong could be disastrous for those seeking refuge in the US.
Meredith Hoffman
3.22.18
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
11.17.17
Mental Health Bar

‘The Town of Light’ Leverages Reality to Portray Survival Horror

How developer LKA takes a credible look at the real horror of mental institutions.
Joe Donnelly
7.4.17
World Refugee Day

A New Student-Led Campaign Sends Refugees to Oxford for Free

Students at the UK's oldest university are giving refugees a chance for an education.
Alexis Chemblette
6.20.17
LGBT

'I've Lost My Hope': What It's Like Seeking Asylum When You're LGBT

If you're facing discrimination in your own country, you're legally entitled to seek asylum somewhere safe. But for many LGBT asylum seekers, this is only the beginning of a new struggle.
Louis Staples
6.1.17
LGBTQ

Advocates Fear Disaster for LGBTQ Immigrants Under Trump

They worry his approach to immigration will worsen the discrimination and violence LGBTQ migrants already face.
Peter Moskowitz
12.21.16
News

Welcome to Stewart Detention Center, 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

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
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