Migration/Immigration

Report

Terror Money Crackdown Also Complicates Life for Ordinary Somali-Americans

Rules designed to thwart criminals also disrupt immigrants sending money home.

Jamila Trindle |

Report

Atención Walmart Shoppers

Could the mega-retailer take over the business of sending money home?

Jamila Trindle |

Argument

Je T’Aime, Ron Paul

France has its own Tea Party -- and it's upending Europe’s socialist stronghold.

Robert Zaretsky |

Christian Caryl

Rescue Me!

Vladimir Putin is justifying his grab for Crimea with the need to protect the "Russian-speaking population" in Ukraine. But why stop there?

Christian Caryl |

Argument

Palestine's Peace Bomb

What will happen when one million refugees have the right to return -- to the West Bank?

Steven J. Rosen |

Report

The Frenzy

Why is Western Europe hysterical over a swarm of criminal, scrounging immigrants that doesn’t actually exist?

Harriet Salem |

Argument

Israel’s ‘Demographic Time Bomb’ Is a Dud

Sorry, but the real number of Arab Israelis isn't an existential threat to the Jewish state.

Uri Sadot |

By Other Means

Incarceration Nation

What if America's incarcerated population really was a nation?

Rosa Brooks |

The Optimist

Linked Out

The case for sending America's unemployed abroad.

Charles Kenny |

Christian Caryl

The Fight for the Soul of Russia’s Opposition

As nationalist fervor intensifies, Vladimir Putin's opponents face some tough choices.

Christian Caryl |

The Optimist

Barriers to Entry

How opening borders gives economies a lift.

Charles Kenny |

Letters

The United States of Tacos

It's Americans, not Mexicans, who are responsible for the rise of margaritas and moles north of the border.

Alicia P.Q. Wittmeyer |

Argument

Collision Course

The U.S. and India are headed for a trade war over immigration and protectionism. Can it be stopped before it's too late?

Frank Wisner |

Argument

Point of Order

The problem with Congress's idea to base immigration on economic merit.

Alexandra Starr |

Putinology

Russia's New Vigilantes

How anti-immigrant passions are shaping Russia's political scene.

Anna Nemtsova |

Feature

Don't Fear the Migrants

What America really needs to worry about is when they stop coming.

Frank Jacobs |

Think Again

Think Again: Immigration

After Republicans' election-year drubbing, the United States has an historic opportunity to fix its broken immigration system. And the arguments against reform simply don't hold up anymore.

Shannon O’Neil |

Dispatch

Saving Syrians, One Blanket at a Time

How I became a one-man aid worker in the world's deadliest war zone.

Wijbe Abma |

Christian Caryl

What I Learned from Gerard Depardieu

The French actor's case is the exception that proves the rule: Citizenship still matters.

Christian Caryl |

Dispatch

Syrian Purgatory

As winter clutches northern Syria, thousands displaced by the civil war take cold comfort in a temporary tent city.

Steven Sotloff |

Special Report

Edge of the World

For one journalist embarking on a seven-year journey to retrace the footsteps of early humans, the biggest obstacles are man-made.

Paul Salopek |

Dispatch

You Can Check Out Anytime You Like...

Why the Cuban government's new law relaxing travel restrictions isn't what it's reported to be.

Yoani Sánchez |

Slide Show

The March to Mecca

Millions of Muslims from around the world begin the hajj -- a journey to the holy city of Mecca.

Slide Show |

Argument

To Leave or Not to Leave

President Hugo Chávez’s victory in the presidential election has some Venezuelans wondering whether it's time to leave.

Daniel Lansberg-Rodriguez |

The Optimist

In Praise of Slums

Why millions of people choose to live in urban squalor.

Charles Kenny |

Dispatch

Sympathy for the Devil

Nostalgia for an ousted tyrant is on the rise in Ivory Coast.

Austin Merrill |

Argument

The Godfathers of Tunis

Tunisia’s new government has declared war on sleaze -- but that’s much easier said than done.

Fadil Aliriza |

Argument

Status Update

With the stroke of a pen, a new bill in Congress could slash the number of Palestinian refugees -- and open a world of controversy.

Jonathan Schanzer |

Argument

Getting Ready for Life after Castro

Managing the transition to a democratic Cuba: A user’s guide.

Jaime Suchlicki |