COMMENTARY

TENSIONS over immigration continue to dominate European politics. In Italy, Interior Minister Matteo Salvini, a populist firebrand, is monopolising the public's attention with almost daily...

[LOS ANGELES] A US federal judge on Thursday denied a bid by President Donald Trump's administration to block two California "sanctuary" laws that allow the state to limit its...

[BERLIN] The three parties in Chancellor Angela Merkel's shaky coalition government on Thursday rallied around a tougher policy on migration and asylum aimed at placating conservative allies...

EAST LANSING: A global migration avalanche, roiling countries in Europe and producing a rise of far-right nationalism, is pressing America's southern border. President Donald Trump's...

THE BROAD VIEW

THE speed of America's moral descent under Donald Trump is breathtaking. In a matter of months, we've gone from a nation that stood for life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness to a...

[WASHINGTON] President Donald Trump ordered an end to the separation of migrant children from their parents on the US border Wednesday, reversing a tough policy under heavy pressure from his fellow...

[WASHINGTON] Donald Trump threatened Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe he would ship 25 million Mexicans to his country, one of a series of bizarre missives that jarred fellow leaders at last...

[PARIS] A Malian migrant who scaled a Paris apartment block to save a four-year-old child was hailed Monday as an "example" by President Emmanuel Macron, who welcomed him to the...

[PARIS] French President Emmanuel Macron faces a difficult week as lawmakers weigh up a controversial bill that toughens France's stance on migrants, with even some of his own party reluctant...

THE BOTTOM LINE

AMERICA is a nation of immigrants who are uneasy about immigration. There is a long history of resentment against immigrants, dating to the Irish immigrants in the 1840s and the Chinese a few decades...