On Q&A, panellists duelled over the numbers of migrants Australia takes a year. Is it 200,000 or 800,000? How many permanent and how many temporary? Let's check the facts.
At what point is the movement of people away from their land of origin called a diaspora? A sociologist explores what the term has meant in the past, and why that might soon change.
A Syrian asylum seeker has been permitted to stay in Greece on the grounds that Turkey is not safe for return. It could be a major blow for the EU's controversial refugee strategy.
What a Nobel prize-winning physicist can teach us about about trying to deal with the current global crisis over asylum seekers and refugees.
Here's why you shouldn't blame local authorities for the failure of government contractors.
It's not just a matter of numbers: asylum seekers need houses where they can feel at home.
A school set up by asylum seekers and refugees in the West Java town Cisarua, Indonesia, is a community-led initiative that Australian and Indonesian governments should model and support.
The British legal system is skewing the odds against some of the most vulnerable refugees.
A bill that would release the 112 children currently in immigration detention in Australia will soon go before the House of Representatives. So what should MPs consider when casting their votes?
Tasneem Chopra told Q&A that of the 70,000 refugees who've arrived in Australia by boat since 1976, none have been found to be linked to terrorism. We examine the best evidence out there.
Unaccompanied minors who claim asylum face a lottery where some are recognised as refugees and others have to go home when they turn 18.
The death of a New Zealand citizen who returned to Iraq has led some to query his status as a refugee. We need to be clear about what it means to be granted asylum and the rights of citizenship.