Memorial to early 1990s war in Sarajevo, Bosnia.
Everyone has forgotten there were almost as many asylum seekers in Europe in the early 1990s as today.
The executive government in Australia has more power than most people realise, especially when it comes to immigration.
Under US law, the president must publish all of their executive orders for public view. The Australian government is under no such obligation.
$70 million is tiny sum in the scheme of the federal government’s expenditure to manage asylum seekers who arrive by sea.
The case provided a platform to lay bare the ugly reality of conditions in detention, and the role of the Commonwealth and its contractors in producing and sustaining those conditions over many years.
A refugee family at an integration centre in Scotland.
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What the political party manifestos say about refugees and asylum seekers.
Displaced children, like these in the Iraqi town of Qaraqosh, are remarkably resilient but not all thrive in their new countries. Here’s how we can help them.
New research into the health of newly arrived refugee children in Australia gives us clues about how we can help all refugee kids.
Peter Dutton’s condemnation of those he terms ‘fake refugees’ is prejudicial.
The government's crackdown on so-called 'fake refugees' imposes undue stress on an already extremely vulnerable community.
The MV Tampa rescued 438 asylum seekers from a stricken boat in the waters between Indonesia and Australia.
The Tampa incident in 2001 has formed the underlying basis of the approach to asylum seekers attempting to reach Australia by boat ever since.
Peter Dutton is a former policeman, which is just one reason why he should be held to the highest standards of accuracy in making a claim.
Peter Dutton has put his credibility in the frame by sticking to his claim about the role of an incident involving a young boy in triggering the Manus Island disturbance that saw Papua New Guinea defence…
An immigration detention centre on the island of Lesvos, Greece.
Rights and living conditions vary depending where immigrants are detained.
A German Railway AG program helps refugees with career orientation and helps integrate them into the country’s employment system.
Many refugees are unable to use the skills and knowledge they have brought with them and obtain work equal to their experience.
Extending a welcome to new arrivals.
In Sheffield, a city of new arrivals, creativity is helping newcomers adjust.
A Salvadoran family who fled to the U.S. when armed men killed the father.
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Despite Trump’s rhetoric, Mexicans are no longer crossing the border in massive numbers. Data show a new group of migrants is arriving, and for very different reasons.
A second line of fencing being constructed on the Serbian/Hungarian border in early March 2017.
Hungary is to begin detaining asylum seekers in camps made of shipping containers.
Malcolm Turnbull often claims Australia is the world’s most successful multicultural nation.
The government's multicultural statement stays fairly much in the place where rhetoric around the issue has been located for the past generation – social control and integration.
The wife of a jailed opposition leader, during a rally to mark the third anniversary of his arrest in Caracas, Venezuela.
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Venezuelans, fleeing hunger and repression at home, have surpassed Central Americans as the top US asylum-seekers.
Human rights groups have warned against returning Sri Lankan refugees back to their country.
The Sri Lankan government has made little progress in providing accountability for wartime abuses.
Australia provides permanent protection to thousands of refugees every year.
The term 'genuine refugee' is thrown around often, yet few know the complicated process of how someone is deemed to be one.
Afghans protest at a refugee camp in Athens in early February.
There are double standards underlying the difficulties faced by Afghan asylum seekers in the West.
Crossing the Mediterranean is dangerous, but so is war-torn Libya.
There are fundamental differences between Libya and Turkey, when it comes to returning migrants.
MPs have harshly criticised the state of asylum housing.
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The government has extended a contract with private security companies G4S and Serco.