In the State of the Union, President Trump again argued for a border wall by suggesting that immigration leads to higher crime. Research suggests otherwise.
As U.S. arrest rates fall, suburban areas are getting a growing share of policing attention, according to a new data tool from the Vera Institute of Justice.
In the cities where the most refugees per capita were settled since 2005, the newcomers helped stem or reverse population loss.
In the coming “AI Era,” job losses from automation could have a bigger impact on smaller towns and rural areas.
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Over a period of seven months, a vast temporary facility built to hold migrant children emerged in the Texas border town of Tornillo. And now, it’s almost gone.
The Urban Institute looks at how local leaders can get the most out of a new federal program designed to boost investment in struggling neighborhoods.
The tech company’s proposed facial-recognition camera system could be a civil libertarian’s nightmare.
The U.S. has added 10,000 of these budget retail outlets since 2001. But some towns and cities are trying to push back.
To depict how waves of immigrants shaped the United States, a team of designers looked to nature as a model.
Amtrak’s 30th Street Station was slated to lose its iconic “split-flap” display. But Philadelphians had other ideas.
A new tool by the Urban Institute maps the geography of car loan debt and delinquency.
A new report analyzes the complicated labor market impact of a radical proposal that’s gaining traction on the left.
Automated license plate readers are collecting and sharing tons of data across state lines, according to records from nearly 200 police departments nationwide.