The administration of Donald Trump has announced it will vastly expand fast-track deportation powers across the US. File photograph: Carlos Barria/Reuters

The administration of Donald Trump has announced it will vastly expand the authority of immigration officers to deport migrants without allowing them (...)

Somali-American Ismail Mohamed from Columbus, Ohio, is out to connect the Democratic Party with Ohio’s Somali community.

Ismail Mohamed’s life could have turned out very differently. Born in 1992, when civil war raged across Somalia, his family and he were forced to live(...)

Long term in the US, this move is going to stifle rather than promote innovation. Photograph: Getty

This week delivered a double whammy for Irish people thinking of working in two popular destinations, Australia and the US.   On Tuesday, A(...)

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto has said ‘Mexico does not believe in walls’. Photograph: Mario Guzmán/EPA

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto said on Thursday he had scrapped plans to meet Donald Trump next week after the US president tweeted Mexico shoul(...)

A US federal judge on Monday temporarily blocked President Barack Obama’s plan to protect millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation. Photo: Nicholas Gamm/Getty Images

A US federal judge on Monday temporarily blocked President Barack Obama’s plan to protect millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation, an iss(...)