Detained immigrants are seen at Otay Mesa immigration detention center in San Diego, May 18, 2018.
The United States runs the world’s biggest immigration detention system. A new law in California is trying to shrink it with mixed results.
A portrait of Antonio Arellano, interim executive director for Jolt Action.
Last weekend, young Latinos gathered in Houston, Texas, to hear from presidential candidates. Their message? To win in November and turn Texas purple, candidates need to prioritize voters of color. 
Flowers are seen on the star of late singer Selena Quintanilla-Perez after it was unveiled on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles, California, on November 3, 2017.
It’s been nearly 25 years since the death of Selena Quintanilla-Pérez, but the legacy of the Grammy-winning, Mexican American singer persists — and offers guidance for a group of California college students studying Latinx identity and media representation.
Camila Díaz, 29, had unsuccessfully sought asylum in the US before she was fatally beaten in El Salvador in January 2019. 
At least 138 people were killed after having been deported from the United States to El Salvador from 2013 to 2019, according to a report published by Human Rights Watch this month.
A woman looks at a man
The Trump administration has expanded its travel ban to six more countries, including Nigeria — the largest economy in Africa. While Nigerian students and travelers are still welcome to visit — it’s family members immigrating to the US who are blocked from coming.
A person holds a sign reading 'Latinos for Trump' on the third day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S. July 20, 2016.
Over the years, the percentage of Latinos who have voted for the Republican party has stayed pretty consistent — even as US President Donald Trump has made immigrants and Latinos a scapegoat for many of the nation's problems.
A comic of a sitting man with a black background
For migrant farm workers in Vermont, not knowing the local language, little access to public transportation, and separation from home can be a recipe for isolation, depression and other mental hurdles. This comic book project highlights the mental health challenges of migration.
A mural of the Beatles
When Lucía Benavides moved to the US from Argentina as a young girl, she clung to the Beatles’ music for something familiar.
King County Executive Dow Constantine speaks during a vigil in honor of an immigrant from India who was shot and killed in Kansas, in Bellevue, Washington, on March 5, 2017.
Attorney General William Barr has announced new lawsuits this week against California, New Jersey and King County in Washington. All three places have sought to offer immigrants some protection against what they view as overzealous federal immigration enforcement.
Cuban Americans protest Raul Castro leaving office as Cuba's president and Miguel Diaz Canel named as the new president, in Little Havana neighborhood in Miami, Florida
For decades, Cubans have been granted preferential treatment when immigrating to the US. Cuba scholar Rebecca Bodenheimer analyzes what moving away from Cuban exceptionalism could mean for the 2020 election.

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