migrants

Cartel Chronicles

Tired of Smuggling Humans Over the Border, Mexican Cartels Are Refocusing on Drugs

This does not bode well for overdoses in the U.S.
Deborah Bonello
6.25.19
Cartel Chronicles

How Cocaine-Fueled Corruption Helped Spark the Migrant Caravan

Honduras is being eaten up by the drug cartels and their violence, so it's only natural people want out. That's just the end of a long story.
Deborah Bonello
12.4.18
maps

Shocking Maps Show How Humans Have Reshaped Earth Since 1992

Generated from satellite data, the maps track losses and gains of land used for agriculture, forests, urbanization, and more.
Becky Ferreira
11.30.18
Photography

Why Fashion Can Be Vital for Some Refugees

"I think that if you're badly dressed, everyone sees you as just another refugee."
Anna Topaloff
8.7.18
refugees

30 Years of Data Shows Asylum Seekers Are Not an Economic Burden

A new study shows that giving migrants pathways to citizenship in European countries actually results in positive economic impacts, while asylum seekers don’t have a negative impact.
Daniel Oberhaus
6.20.18
immigration

What Life Is Actually Like for Kids in Migrant Detention Centers

"The whole thing is garbage right now. The kids are not being sent to any parent. It doesn’t make any sense."
Luke O'Neil
6.6.18
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Trump attacks FBI and DOJ ahead of memo release, 12-year-old girl booked after school shooting, Donald Trump Jr. suggests key FBI official was "fired," and more.
VICE Staff
2.2.18
Border Lines

The Mexican Border-Crossing App That Suddenly Disappeared

“What would stop Border Patrol agents from signing up for this also?”
Brian Anderson
1.25.18
Photos

Inside a Terrifying Stop for Migrants Heading to the US

We traveled to a nearly inaccessible spot in the Sonora desert where organized crime groups detain people on their way to North America.
Daniel Ojeda
10.20.17
immigration

Alarming Number of Deported Immigrants Claim Abuse, Mistreatment by ICE

A new report from the American Immigration Council details the alleged experiences of 600 deported Mexican migrants during their apprehension, custody, and removal by US Customs and Border Protection.
Kimberly Lawson
9.21.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Refugee Rescue Boat Tries to Rescue Stranded Anti-Refugee Activists

"To help those who are in distress is the duty of everyone who is at sea—no matter their origins, skin color, religion, or views," the rescue group's chairman said.
Drew Schwartz
8.11.17
immigration

A DIY Border-Crossing Gear Guide for Migrants

The instruction manual is a surreal look at the objects people use to illegally cross borders.
Allie Conti
6.16.17
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