Labour's immigration plans are progressive, but could still get bogged down in red tape.
Introducing yet another special agricultural employment visa might destroy the good things about the ones we've got.
A record number of immigrant children are being detained in the US. Here's what you need to know.
In the mid-1980s Germany was wracked by a toxic 'Asyldebatte' that bears similarities to what's happening today.
Journalists should mind their language.
The proudly illiberal leader is forging new alliances ahead of European elections next year.
Leaving the EU will threaten the long and close relationship between Britain and Europe when it comes to making and enjoying music.
He said Quaedvlieg was “someone the Labor Party should not rely on”, calling him “your Godwin Grech”.
Wednesday's national accounts were good, perhaps as good as they'll get.
A Senate committee is inquiring into Dutton's use of his ministerial discretion over visas. He overrode advice from officials when he granted visas to two au pairs who had been detained.
Shifting parameters for citizenship are at risk of excluding millions from Indian citizenship.
Canada's opposition Conservatives are borrowing from European populists in stoking fears about asylum-seekers and migrants. Here's why that's so dangerous.
What migration figures really tell us about the movement of people.
Australia's Migration Act allows for ministerial discretion in cases such as the controversial granting of tourist visas to four au pairs - but there remain questions around responsible government.
A whistleblower has leaked to Labor an email trail of correspondence showing how Dutton rejected advice from Australian Border Force, granting a visa in 2015 to French au pair Alexandra Deuwel.
Michelle Grattan speaks with Deep Saini about the week in Australian politics.
People think migrants are draining Australia's resources. But if we were to cut down on migration, it would also make sense to introduce policies that limit numbers of international tourists.
In our frequently depressing and often toxic political climate, Wednesday's bipartisanship was a small but significant and encouraging moment of unity on what we stand for as a nation.
It's not as simple as just hiring more immigration officers.
New research shows that refugees in regional Queensland have found it very easy to make friends and feel safe and comfortable raising children in their communities.