Morrison declares the amendments, based on a proposal from independent Kerryn Phelps, would leave the government powerless to stop the entry of a paedophile, rapist or murderer.
Four scholars weigh in on President Donald Trump's State of the Union speech, exploring his statements on immigration, childhood poverty, the border wall and the investigations into his campaign.
Scott Morrison and David Coleman said: “There are now only four asylum seeker children on Nauru and they have all been approved for departure to the United States of America with their families”.
Behrouz Boochani, an asylum seeker currently detained on Manus Island, has won Australia's richest literary prize. The win commands the question, 'what makes an Australian writer?'
FIFA can act quickly and decisively for its sponsors. Now it must act for the human rights of one of its footballers.
After 1.3 million migrants from the Middle East and Africa came to Europe in 2015, many countries built fences or closed their ports. That has pushed migrants to take riskier routes into the EU.
Interpol red notices play an important part in international policing. Here's how they work and how the system could be improved to safeguard human rights.
In acts of civil disobedience, some centre-left mayors and regional authorities are resisting a government-level clampdown on asylum seekers.
A refugee reception centre on the Aegan island of Samos is overwhelmed, leaving people in desperate conditions.
New research suggests that refugees and family migrants are more likely to report a British identity than economic migrants.
Achieving a genuine sense of belonging in a new country takes a lot more than a naturalisation certificate.
By adapting the charter city model to create a new city on the northern coast, Australia could be the world’s great 21st-century refuge.
Keeping the water and power on, managing sewers and collecting garbage will help communities shattered by the Syrian civil war rebuild – and keep out the Islamic State, says a former aid official.
The refugee convention wasn't designed with women in mind. Women fleeing domestic violence and asking for asylum face many barriers to qualifying for protection under international law.
Because of its geography, the UK must put an end to uncertainty over asylum policy after Brexit.
It's time to tell the truth about immigration.
The migrant caravan was one of the biggest international stories of 2018, a roving human drama that laid bare Central America's pain for all the world to see.
Donald Trump portrays migrants as a foreign problem 'dumped' on America's doorstep. That view ignores the global forces that bind nations together, including trade, climate change and colonization.
Labor deputy leader Tanya Plibersek told The Conversation the ALP wants voters to see the party as "responsible and progressive".
He said the $500 million would directly improve orderly regional processing and resettlement in the region and countries closer to where refugees originally come from.