The Immigration Issue

Marie Claire's in-depth look at America's current immigration crisis. 

image Constance Wu Is Taking It Upon Herself to Diversify Hollywood

The star of Crazy Rich Asians talks about being the daughter of Taiwanese immigrants and growing up in "the capital of the Confederacy."

image How Immigration Shaped These Female Founders and CEOs

They tell their stories of creating success out of sheer will.


image Priyanka Chopra on Being a Working Immigrant

"America is really the land of opportunity and a melting pot of the world."


image Female Leaders, All From Families of Immigrants, Share Their Stories

We spoke with authors, artists, activists, and athletes, including Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, America Ferrera, Diane Guerrero and Chloe Kim.


image Camila Cabello's Story of Crossing the Border

"My parents brought me to this country with nothing in their pockets but hope. They showed me what it means to work twice as hard and never give up."

image These Women Are Using Their Foreign Backgrounds to Create Change in the States

In the ingenious words of Lin-Manuel Miranda: "Immigrants, they get the job done."



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image Meet the Judge Fighting For Detained Children

The daughter of immigrants herself, Judge Dolly Gee won't let Trump amend the Flores Settlement Agreement.

image How Laurene Powell Jobs Is Fighting the Trump Administration's Treatment of Immigrants

A group of women at Emerson Collective, the organization fronted by Powell Jobs, are using the power of storytelling, policy, and technology to create lasting change.


image “I Was Taken to a Huge Cage”

One Salvadoran teenager recounts being separated from her mother at the U.S.–Mexico border in June.


image Christy Turlington Burns' Immigration Story

The founder of Every Mother Counts recounts her own mother's journey to the U.S.


image United We Stand

Marie Claire editor-in-chief Anne Fulenwider commits the September issue to immigration.

Despite Trump's Executive Order, Thousands Of Migrant Children Still Held In Camps I Witnessed the Horrors Immigrant Children Experience at the Border

UNICEF USA CEO Caryl Stern spent two days with children at the U.S.-Mexico border. Here's what she saw.



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image Separating Families at the Border Is Just One Way Trump is Trying to Tear Apart Immigrant Families

I was America's first-ever Latina senator. And I will fight this.


image I'm a DREAMer Who Grew Up Undocumented, Poor, and Terrified. That's Why I'm Running for Office.

"What’s happening in the United States of America at this moment is pure terrorism, cruel, inhuman treatment of children."



image Mira Was Torn From Her Family During The Holocaust. Here's What She Thinks About 2018.

"I didn’t think that would be the last time I saw my parents."



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image What Happens to Children When They're Separated From Their Parents

The separation of immigrant children from their families is more than a political choice—it could be a public health crisis.


image What It's Like to Be a Female Border Patrol Agent

Travel bans. Threats to dismantle DACA. The wall. Since taking office in January, President Donald Trump has kept immigration a hot-button issue. As the U.S. Border Patrol reels from reports of sexual misconduct by male agents and a tepid campaign to recruit more women, Sasha Von Oldershausen goes behind the scenes of life on the border.