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by Alex Nowrasteh Republican frontrunner Donald Trump claims he is going to build a wall along the border and get Mexico to pay for it. This has been laughed off as infeasible, perhaps even a little nutty. Yet perhaps we should have held back our disdain a little longer. In […]

By Jacob Gershman The number of immigration court cases involving foreign nationals from El Salvador has almost caught up to the total from Mexico. The latest data on deportation proceedings from the U.S. immigration court system underscores how migration flows have shifted in recent years, changes driven in part by surging […]

More Mexicans are leaving the U.S. than entering, says a recent study. The report from the Pew Research Center was released as some presidential candidates talk about building a wall between the U.S. and Mexico. Not since the 1970s have fewer Mexicans entered the U.S. than returned home. The flow […]