The Trump administration on Monday issued its most far-reaching rule aimed at curbing asylum claims. But legal and immigration experts say it could be blocked for a number of reasons.
Low-level offenders can now avoid incarceration in many places by paying a fee. One official in Rapides Parish began asking who was keeping that money.
Pharmaceutical companies exploited a regulatory loophole that allowed for a decades-long boom in licit opioid production fueled by Tasmanian-grown poppies. Here's what the island can tell us—and why supply matters for solving the third wave of the overdose crisis.
El Paso's backlogged immigration court recently halted programs designed to aid asylum seekers as they navigate a complicated legal system. "The confusion in the courtroom is palpable," says one advocate.
Despite the abolition of the slave trade more than a century ago, the descendants of slaves in southeastern Nigeria still face significant discrimination.
Former newspaper editor Dick Weiss discusses his Pulitzer Center-supported project, "Before Ferguson Beyond Ferguson" on KTRS-AM with talk show host McGraw Milhaven. Teddy Washington, a student at Washington University, whose story is reflected in the project, reflects on the unfortunate incident in which he and others were accused of theft.
As part of our series 'Rainforest Defenders,' we present the stories of five activists fighting to save the Amazon in Brazil. "Tupí," our last chapter, is an indigenous activist fighting to protect human rights in her region.
As the Venezuelan healthcare crisis worsens, children in need of an organ transplant are amongst the most affected. Eliécer Aguiar (12) waits for a kidney trasplant he needs to survive.
A young woman from the Amazon found strength to overcome a past of sexual, physical, and psychological abuse by turning to her roots and heritage. Her story is the fifth and final in the series "Rainforest Defenders," which highlights young leaders who are fighting to protect the forest.
Local community seeks justice through the courts over forced evictions and lack of consultation at Ecuador's Mirador copper mine.
After just two months, local protests and legal action brought operations at Ecuador's Rio Blanco mine to a halt. But the saga is far from over.
Hungary's Central European University, backed by George Soros, still faces uncertainties about whether it will be forced to leave the country and what that would mean for students and the school.
Panelists explore living, dying, grief— and why talking about death is good for our health.
Conversation focuses on data journalism initiatives produced in partnership with African journalists–projects such as the Pulitzer Center-supported "Kruger's Contested Borderlands."
Thousands of Americans face losing their lands. Environmentalists worry about the impact on nature. How might we learn from past land grabs?
Pulitzer Center grantees Nahal Toosi, Patrick Brown and Ben Taub have been nominated for the 2019 National Magazine Award for Print and Digital Media in Reporting.
Student Fellow Kent Wagner's film is being nominated for the Television Academy Foundation's 39th College Television Award for Non-Fiction/Reality.
The Pulitzer Center hosted a screening of A Table for All, a film produced by Pulitzer Center-Columbia Graduate Journalism School fellows Liz Scherffius and Thea Pilzecker documenting the work of Emma's Torch, a Brooklyn-based restaurant providing employment to refugees.
Experience aerial photography of our rapidly changing planet and a discussion on religion and climate change.
The makers of award-winning documentary 'We Became Fragments' talked with middle schoolers in Washington, D.C about exploring the world through film.
Shiho Fukada's piece on elderly women in Japanese prisons was featured in Longreads' "Best in Crime Reporting" list.
Grantee Vince Beiser is a semi-finalist for the the PEN/E.O. Wilson Prize For Literary Science Writing for his book, The World in a Grain: The Story of Sand and How It Transformed Civilization.
Holocaust Memorial Museum's outside walls display images of the Rohingya crisis and pair with music by refugees.
At City of Asylum in Pittsburgh, a lively conversation about running a noodle business and immigration policy.