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    1. April 20, 2016

      There is a trade-off between citizenship and migration

      Today, the rich world believes it has reached the limits of acceptable migration. Almost daily, countries in the...

    2. April 18, 2016

      Texas heads court fight on immigration against US administration

      The Obama administration clashed with Texas over immigration in the Supreme Court on Monday as the US’s top judges...

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    1. April 17, 2016

      Clinton and Sanders vulnerable to immigration case

      Barack Obama’s legacy will be on the line when the US Supreme Court begins hearing arguments in a landmark immigration...

    2. March 11, 2016

      Republican debate: Trump calls for party unity

      Donald Trump urged the Republican establishment to rally behind his campaign for the White House in a presidential...

    3. March 10, 2016

      Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders spar over immigration

      Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders sparred over immigration reform on Wednesday night, as Mrs Clinton faced some of her...

    4. March 7, 2016

      Entrepreneurs step in to help the refugees

      Bombarded with harrowing coverage of the war in Syria and of the desperate plight of refugees seeking to flee it, some...

    5. February 29, 2016

      Donald Trump, Viktor Orban and the west’s great walls

      Tear down this wall” demanded Ronald Reagan in Berlin in 1987. “Build the wall” demands Donald Trump, the man poised to...

    6. February 26, 2016

      US election: Trump’s Polish worker problem

      The men were known in New York as “the Polish Brigade”. There were hundreds of them, illegal immigrants for the most...

    7. February 26, 2016

      Donald Trump skewered in debate by Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio

      Donald Trump was skewered in the Republican debate as Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz hammered the tycoon on everything from...

    8. February 18, 2016

      Pope criticises humanitarian migrant crisis at US border town

      Pleading for “no more death! no more exploitation!”, Pope Francis used a mass in the Mexican border town of Ciudad...

    9. February 8, 2016

      US immigration: Workers wanted

      Thomas Williams is a man on an unlikely mission. A white retired US naval officer living in Texas, he spends much of...

    10. January 31, 2016

      Donald Trump’s middle-finger appeal

      In India, the world’s largest democracy, many voters are illiterate so parties are identified by symbols. Congress is...

    11. January 29, 2016

      America’s insurgents face first real test in Iowa

      If you were to rewrite American democracy from scratch, you would not start in Iowa. Because of the quirks of US...

    12. January 19, 2016

      Supreme Court to review Obama’s immigration plan

      President Barack Obama’s immigration legacy will be decided at the Supreme Court just as the presidential election...

    13. January 14, 2016

      Ted Cruz under fire for undisclosed 2012 Goldman loan

      Ted Cruz, the Republican presidential contender vying with Donald Trump in Iowa, has found himself having to explain a...

    14. January 13, 2016

      Democrats split on deportation raids on undocumented migrants

      Hillary Clinton has attacked the Obama administration’s deportation policy in a rare immigration dispute among...

    15. January 8, 2016

      How the Republicans reinvented Ronald Reagan

      The Republican contenders for the position of US president have something in common: each of them is the most similar...

    16. December 23, 2015

      The retreat before the anti-immigrant tide

      The issues of mass migration, the surge of refugees from war zones and the threat from Islamist terrorism have for some...

    17. December 17, 2015

      US-Mexico border: Arizona’s open door

      Many people in the US today look towards the country’s border with Mexico and tremble. So great are the fears about...

    18. December 11, 2015

      Golden dream of US has lasting allure

      US-Mexico border “Computers and the wall were the end of it for me,” says Sergio. Now a wiry 61-year-old, he has been...

    19. December 8, 2015

      Republicans denounce Donald Trump over Muslim comments

      Donald Trump defiantly defended his proposal that Muslims should be barred from the US in spite of outrage from his own...

    20. December 8, 2015

      Donald Trump’s offensive assault on American values

      It says something of how badly Donald Trump, the US Republican hopeful, has erred that journalists initially treated...

    21. December 3, 2015

      US border bill would hit EU travellers

      European countries would be kicked out of a programme for visa-free travel to the US if they did not share...

    22. December 2, 2015

      Reclaim Republicanism for the conservatives

      The Republican party has traditionally been the predictable party when it comes to nominating a presidential nominee....

    23. November 26, 2015

      Refugees, the US and the propagation of fear

      I have lived in the US for most of the past 52 years. Never in that time have I seen a country so brave and dauntless...

    24. November 26, 2015

      Wave of migrant children from Mexico stokes fears of US crisis

      A new wave of migrant children, mostly from violence-torn El Salvador, is turning up on America’s border with Mexico,...

    25. November 25, 2015

      Canada delays plan to bring in 25,000 Syrian refugees

      Canada has delayed its plan to bring in 25,000 Syrian refugees and will target women, families and gay individuals as...

    26. November 22, 2015

      Donald Trump hardens stance over US security and Syria refugees

      Donald Trump, the US Republican presidential frontrunner, led a new wave of criticism of President Barack Obama’s Syria...

    27. November 20, 2015

      White House caught off guard by refugee backlash

      Mohammed was driving a taxi and enjoying life playing soccer in Homs when Syria descended into civil war in 2011....

    28. November 17, 2015

      America’s backlash against Syrian refugees

      The goal of terrorists is to sow terror. By that measure Isis’s barbaric attack on Paris is achieving its aim with...

    29. November 16, 2015

      Obama criticises Republicans’ anti-migrants stance

      President Barack Obama said it was “shameful” that some US politicians were urging his administration to halt a...

    30. November 15, 2015

      US Democratic debate: winners and losers

      In the second Democratic US presidential debate Hillary Clinton, former secretary of state, Bernie Sanders, the Vermont...

    31. November 10, 2015

      Obama seeks appeal on immigration reform ruling

      President Barack Obama has asked the Supreme Court to overturn a lower court decision that barred him from implementing...

    32. November 9, 2015

      Cuba detente creates migrant crisis in Mexico

      One family’s dangerous journey to reach the US “They have to move faster, there are a lot of people waiting here...

    33. November 3, 2015

      UK frequent flyers to skip immigration queues at US airports

      Frequent British travellers to the US will from next month be able to bypass long queues at immigration by joining a...

    34. November 2, 2015

      The Republicans search for a winner

      Donald Trump is so fond of the word “winner” that he even applies it to pieces of chicken. Having lunch with the FT a...

    35. October 2, 2015

      US recovery drives jump in remittances

      The slow but steady recovery of the US economy since the depths of the 2008-09 financial crisis has generally been...

    36. September 28, 2015

      Asian migrants to propel US population growth

      The ranks of immigrants and their children will grow to reach a record share of the US population in the second half of...

    37. September 17, 2015

      Trump breaks with the billionaire set over immigration

      A property tycoon has launched an ambitious — audacious, even — bid for the White House, threatening to deport...

    38. September 15, 2015

      Pope versus Trump in migrant debate

      Apostolic visits to the US When Pope Francis makes his maiden visit to the US next week, he will accomplish something...

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