Migration/Immigration

Dispatch

Derailed on the Death Train

For every Central American migrant who makes it to the U.S. border, countless others are stuck in the purgatory of Mexico City on the long journey north.

Alex Horton |

Argument

Immigration Reform Is Happening

With the federal government paralyzed by partisan bickering over undocumented immigrants, states and cities are leading the way.

Shannon O'Neil |

Argument

How the Pivot to Asia Could Ruin American Soccer

German-Americans raised on U.S. bases in soccer’s Fatherland have carried the team to the Round of 16. Can our Asian allies really produce the soccer stars of tomorrow?

Kevin Bleyer |

Argument

Divided Loyalties in the Home of the Brave

Why do some immigrant soccer fans root for the United States, while others don’t?

Andrea Canales |

COLUMN

The Year of El Niño

How can America protect its borders from this tiny menace?

Matt Bors |

Argument

No Passage Through the Alps

For Switzerland’s stars, playing in France is a big non-non.

Michael Goodman |

Argument

It's Time to Give Uruguay Some Respect

Uruguay is building an army of talented expats -- and not just in soccer.

Daniel Altman |

Christian Caryl

Get Real, Nick Kristof

Happy talk isn't going to help Ukraine and Moldova deter Vladimir Putin.

Christian Caryl |

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 |