Some US states and cities start funds to defend illegal immigrants
About 13 jurisdictions have joined a network to expand legal representation for undocumented immigrants — opening up a new front in the conflict over immigration.
Mixed record on illegal immigrants complicates Chavez legacy
Hispanic civil rights leader Cesar Chavez became a symbol of Latino empowerment as he worked to improve wages and working conditions for impoverished farmworkers, many of them immigrants.
Sanctuary no more? High anxiety in LA
Federal authorities rounded up more than 200 people in 122 workplace raids in Los Angeles last Friday, part of a nationwide effort by the Trump administration to target so-called sanctuary jurisdictions.
Frustration with ‘migrant invasion’ stirs anger among Italian voters
There’s two weeks to go until parliamentary elections in a campaign where the leader of the anti-immigrant League Party condemns immigrants for bringing ‘chaos, anger, drug dealing, thefts, rapes and violence’ to Italy.
We don’t hear much about undocumented African migrants along the US-Mexico border
Africans account for about 5 percent of illegal migrants in the US — VOA speaks to a Sierra Leone man who is currently in detention in Texas.
At Silicon Valley job fair, refugees & immigrants learn how to network American-style
More than a million college-educated immigrants in the US are in low-skill jobs because they can’t find jobs in their professions, despite the tech industry’s desperate need for skilled workers.
Cashing in on post-Harvey reconstruction is a challenge for Houston’s Vietnamese workers
With many builders dealing with their own losses, business opportunities could open up for lower-wage immigrant communities.
Immigrants from 40 nations spur vibrant ethnic restaurant scene in Ohio town
Visitors can take food tours of the city’s rich and diverse eateries, which are a boon to the state economy.
Stranded in Mexico, Haitian migrants put down roots south of the border
Initially headed to America until tightened US immigration policy scared them off, Haitian immigrants are modifying their dreams.
Germany vows to speed up integration of refugees
The influx of over a million asylum-seekers in 2015 is believed responsible for the rising popularity of the anti-immigrant, far right AfD party.