A member of the European Parliament expresses his frustration.
The UK is refusing to take just 2,000 refugees to help tackle the crisis in the Mediterranean. And it puts the EU on a knife edge.
The great Australian success story of Frank Lowy and many others like him would not have happened had Australia not accepted penniless refugees.
The problem with auctioning immigration places is that it puts the focus on short-term revenue-raising, rather than immigration’s more important medium- to long-term nation-building role.
Most of the migrants desperately crossing the Mediterranean from Africa are refugees.
The migration of early Africans into the Middle East, then across the Mediterranean into Europe and Asia – and eventually into the Americas and Australia and the Pacific Islands – is the origin of today’s humanity.
Tough on immigration? UKIP supporters are listening.
Ipsos Mori are asking thousands about their views on this polarising topic.
Would-be Europeans, survivors of a Mediterranean crossing gone wrong
German philosopher Jurgen Habermas once famously pronounced the European Union a force for good: A model for what he described as a “cosmopolitan world order.” The Nobel committee agreed and in 2012 awarded…
New Zealand citizen Kadhem Chilab Abbas paid with his life by answering Iraq’s call to arms against Islamic State.
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.
Enough is enough.
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It's absurd that Europe continues to blame migrants seeking a better life for their own fate.
A long way from a solution.
The proposed response to the Mediterranean migrant crisis could well do more harm than good.
Your name’s not down.
Our immigration expert evaluates the manifestos of 16 political parties, to see how their policies on immigration stack up.
Talent injection: Nicola Sturgeon at Heriot-Watt University.
While the SNP's manifesto is rather thin on immigration pledges, it does make a proposal to attract more international students – a group Scotland needs badly.
A warmer welcome for immigrants?
Smaller party leaders could push for a more generous approach if called upon to support a Labour government.
Greens leader Natalie Bennett at the party’s manifesto launch.
Our experts review the evidence behind the Green Party's big ticket policies.
Those protesting against the deportation of Yashika Bageerathi will find solace in the Greens’ manifesto.
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The Greens offer a fresh outlook on immigration in the UK, but their manifesto contains shades of uncertainty.
Instead of giving specifics on immigration, UKIP came up empty-handed.
UKIP's immigration policies should have cleared away any ambiguity about what the party wants. Instead, they've added to it.
Man of the people?
Our expert shows that public opinion may not be the best guide for effective policy.
Fighting extremism with the English language.
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As part of an anti-extremism strategy, the home secretary says funds for translation services will be cut, but more put into English lessons.
Phillips trailed a programme about race but didn’t deliver.
Hard hitting questions were promised but Channel 4 show ended up missing the mark.
Traffic congestion in the major cities is expected to cost Australians A$20.4 billion a year by 2020.
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Linking population growth with productivity and labour participation is problematic, just one of many questionable assumptions made in the Intergenerational Report.
Almost as nice as Margate.
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A points-based system won't drive wages up, as Nigel Farage claims.
Latest stats show Britain isn’t faced with a brain drain.
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It's all too easy to take Britain's immigration stats out of context. They reflect the fact that the economy's doing well.