migration

latin america

Climate Change Will Create 1.5 Billion Migrants by 2050 and We Have No Idea Where They'll Go

The climate crisis has already created millions of invisible refugees and could create up to 1.5 billion more in the next 30 years. But under international law no country is obliged to take them in.
Izzie Ramirez
9.12.19
tech-science

Humpback Whales Learn New Songs as They Travel

“The migration patterns of humpback whales are written into their songs.”
Becky Ferreira
9.4.19
migration

The Reason Hondurans Are Very Pissed Off Right Now — and Taking to the Streets

U.S. prosecutors have accused the president of conspiring with drug traffickers.
Emily Green
8.19.19
immigration

Trump Immigration Official Says Statue of Liberty's 'Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor' Was Talking About Europeans

“Give me your tired and your poor who can stand on their own two feet and will not become a public charge,” Ken Cuccinelli said.
Morgan Baskin
8.14.19
White Nationalism

Eco-Fascism: the Racist Theory That Inspired the El Paso and Christchurch Shooters

Both believed immigrants were destroying the environment, a racist trope that's gaining steam among white nationalists.
Tess Owen
8.6.19
Libya

The U.N. Says Europe’s Refugee Policies Just Led to the Deaths of 40 Migrants in Libya

Footage of the aftermath showed body parts and migrants’ belongings strewn among the rubble.
Tim Hume
7.3.19
immigration

Think the Photo of the Drowned Migrant Father and Child Will Change Something? Just Ask Europe.

“The lesson from Europe is we can’t take that moment of compassion for granted — we have to sustain it over time in order to affect policy.”
Tim Hume
6.28.19
migration

This Rescue Ship Is Docking in Italy, Regardless of What Salvini Says

“This is not a game, we’re not playing. We need to get these people off this ship”
Tim Hume
6.28.19
migration

He Saved Thousands of Lives in the Mediterranean. That Could Land Him in Jail for 20 Years.

Italy is waging a relentless campaign to stop the charity-run ships that are rescuing migrants.
Tim Hume
6.19.19
migration

Italy's Far-Right Interior Minister Wants to Send a Boat Full of Migrants Back to a War Zone

Matteo Salvini, an anti-immigration hardliner, vowed that their rescue ship would not be allowed to dock in his country’s ports.
Tim Hume
6.14.19
El Chapo

The Next Great El Chapo Mystery: How the Hell Did His Family Get U.S. Visas?

The drug kingpin's mother says her family has “humanitarian” visas to visit Chapo in prison. Advocates and federal agents are shocked.
Keegan Hamilton
6.12.19
immigration

The Real Reason Trump Is Taking School and Soccer Away From Migrant Children

It's not just the budget.
Gaby Del Valle
6.7.19
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