Cesar Espinosa, an immigrant rights' activist and head of FIEL, leads demonstrators protesting the Trump administration's immigration policies as part of a "Families Belong Together" rally in Houston, Texas, June 30, 2018.
Days after President Donald Trump called off raids he said would arrest "millions" of immigrants, people are still anxious and concerned — and preparing for the worst.
A man stands under a tent talking to people sitting down
Immigrant researchers and professors must often take low-paid "survival jobs" in the US. At Brooklyn's summer Open Air University, they're sharing their niche expertise.
A man plays with his daughters in their living room.
A Syrian family resettled to the US in 2015 has gotten comfortable with life here. But restrictive US policies toward refugees mean other family members can't join them.
A college campus
Under the Trump administration, international students are facing new administrative hurdles. There are signs those changes are driving international students away from higher education in the US — students who are a boon for many US college campuses because they usually pay higher tuition rates.
A man stands inside a newly built house in Guatemala built with remittance money from his son, who lives and works in the US.
Guatemala faces pressure from Washington to stop its citizens from migrating north to the US. But complying with American demands may be nearly impossible for a country where so many people rely on US remittances.
 Claude Rwaganje and colleague at an event aiding asylum seekers in Portland, Maine
Hundreds of migrants are sleeping in an emergency shelter at the Portland Expo Center in Portland, Maine. Both Portland and the state of Maine have welcomed migrants.
A line of migrants carries bags and walks on a road
Facing political and economic pressure from the US, Mexico has seen a shift in public attitude toward migrants: Rising resentment is replacing tolerance in a country that is both deeply religious and has a long history of sending its own citizens to the US.
A high school graduation in Northern California
Undocumented immigrant teens are increasingly graduating from high school without legal protections such as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. Despite the uncertainty, these students are turning to their networks and one another to push ahead and pursue higher education.
Iranian American businesses in Westwood, Los Angeles, California.
Today, about 180,000 Iranians live across California. Some say hearing calls for war between the US and Iran is like a "roller coaster ride" — and opinions vary on whether they would support US military strikes.
An empty water bottle lays on the dirt behind a string of barbed wire
Prosecutions in the US for those who help migrants with shelter, food, water or transportation are on the rise. It tracks a trend playing out in Europe since its 2015 refugee crisis.

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