Immigration rights advocates fear that gang membership will be an easy way to criminalize whole groups of people.
A new Pew report estimates the undocumented immigrant population in cities throughout the U.S. and finds that just 20 metros are home to 60 percent of them.
Decriminalization gives vendors a measure of safety from a potential crackdown on immigrants. But advocates say there’s still work to be done.
This short film explores one of the lesser-known subcultures thriving in Tokyo and Osaka.
The federal funds under threat could amount to more than 20 percent of a city budget, or less than 1 percent. Either way, cities could well end up hurting.
The Brazilian megacity triumphed over urban innovation projects from Colombia, Chile, and Mexico to take home top honors from Bloomberg Philanthropies.
On the campaign trail, Trump threatened to cut federal funding from so-called sanctuary cities. Authorities in many of those municipalities are now speaking out.
Moving from L.A. to D.C. taught me a lot about losing and rebuilding my identity.
This Mexican holiday—and its foods—are anchors of tradition and identity across the border.
Enrique Peñalosa defends his crackdown on the “Bronx,” one of his city’s most crime and drug-infested neighborhoods.
While Miami Beach pours money into adaptation, residents in other parts of the county are waiting for the help they need.
One of the city’s most walkable neighborhoods is leading the way, but also wrestling with challenges.
Fifty years of conflict spurred chaotic urbanization in Colombia, but peace offers hope for a new future in the country’s urban centers.
A photography project following Mexican New Yorkers who bear the same name.
A Brazilian research project details development in Rio since it won its Olympic bid seven years ago. It doesn’t paint a very positive picture.
When young, upwardly mobile Latinos move back to their old neighborhoods, some residents are wary of the changes they bring.
Everytable has come up with a unique pricing model meant to make fresh food available at any income.
The South Florida island wants to use genetically modified mosquitoes to control the disease, but residents are skeptical.