by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on March 12, 2015 Updated: March 13, 2015
"It was clearly confusing and devastating to her, as the person in detention, because it was within minutes of hearing this that she lost all hope and did something drastic," the immigrant's lawyer said.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on October 24, 2014
For the first time, "Arizona was not the deadliest place to cross the border,” the Associated Press reported.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on October 17, 2014
Migrants who claimed that they would return to violence in their home countries were often ignored or even fast-tracked for deportation by immigration officials.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on October 16, 2014
The worldwide migrant death toll has risen sharply by 70 percent from last year.
by Hayes Brown Posted on September 17, 2014
As many as 100 children may be among the drowned after smugglers rammed the ship they were guiding towards Italy.
by Guest Contributor & Sharita Gruberg Posted on July 30, 2014 Updated: July 30, 2014
As unprecedented numbers of women and children cross the U.S.-Mexico border, the hustle to send them back may come at a cost.
by Shannon Greenwood Posted on June 24, 2014 Updated: June 23, 2014
Migrants held in Libya report guards abusing them in such brutal ways as hanging them "upside down from trees and whipping them."
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on May 6, 2014
The phone number given for victims of border abuse to report their complaints directs them to an agency that dissolved in 2003.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on February 7, 2014 Updated: February 7, 2014
Many Central Asian migrant workers who transformed Sochi, Russia from a small resort town into a lavish, international winter sports hub were underpaid and sometimes even deported.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on October 23, 2013
Migrant shipwreck survivors staged a protest after they were barred from attending a memorial to honor victims killed when their ship sank off the coast of the Italian island of Lampedusa.