immigration policy


Leaked report shows the utter dysfunction of Baltimore’s immigration court

Judges fear deportations will occur just because of unprocessed paperwork.
Ani Ucar

Young Immigrants Are Rushing to Renew Paperwork Before Trump Kicks Them Out

With just days left before the deadline to apply for another two years of protection from deportation, organizers and advocates went into overdrive.
Jaime Fuller

A radical anti-immigration group infiltrated the GOP. Now it’s in the White House.

FAIR enjoys broad support among Republican lawmakers and unprecedented influence in the Oval Office. A cadre of former staffers and allies fill the Trump administration’s highest ranks, and FAIR’s ideas are profoundly shaping national immigration...
Tess Owen
Donald Trump

Trump Doubles Down on Xenophobic Promises, Plans to Unveil New Muslim Ban

The day after DHS released documents detailing the Trump administration's aggressive plan to mass-deport undocumented immigrants, the president is poised to unveil a new iteration of the failed Muslim ban—one with "the same basic policy outcome" as the...
Amanda Arnold

Undocumented domestic abuse survivors may not seek help after courthouse ICE arrest

Carter Sherman
student protests

High school students from coast to coast stage anti-Trump walkouts

Tess Owen
Daniel Hernandez

LGBTQ Immigrants Come to America for Refuge and End Up in Detention Centers

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.
Meredith Hoffman

How a Clinton-Era Law Is Still Criminalizing Immigrants Today

Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibly Act reinforced the idea that there are "good" immigrants and "bad" immigrants, and the bad ones should be deported straight away.
Aviva Stahl

You Should Be Able to Immigrate to America If You Have a Really Good Idea for a Startup

A new policy could give immigrants leeway to stay in America if they're working on a successful startup company.
Ted Hesson
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

Can We Stop Pretending Donald Trump's Speeches Are Interesting?

A much-hyped speech on immigration was just a rehash of the same build-the-wall-and-deport-them-all rhetoric he's been spouting all year.
Harry Cheadle
Donald Trump

Donald Trump sets harsh tone on immigration: mass deportations, biometrics, 'no amnesty'

The Republican nominee offers no path to legal status for illegal immigrants — unless they leave the country
Alex Thompson
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

The Far Right Is Pissed that Donald Trump Wants to Be Nicer to Immigrants

That taco salad was just the beginning.
Mike Pearl