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.
Alf Dubs, who was brought to Britain on the Kindertransport, among those delivering a petition to Downing Street on the closure of the child refugee programme.
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Vulnerable children have had their hopes crushed.
Protests after death of a 36-year-old woman in custody at immigration detention facility in Arizona.
AP Photo/Ricardo Arduengo, File
A short history of legal challenges to immigrant detention practices in the U.S. may shed light on what's to come for the new administration.
A protest outside Downing Street in London on January 30 against Donald Trump’s immigration controls.
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The UK welcomes a woeful amount of Syrian refugees.
Donald Trump’s justification for a temporary ban on refugees is to improve US security measures.
The US resettlement program has long had strong bipartisan support. It is also critical to global resettlement efforts: the US takes in by far the most resettled refugees of any country.
Nowhere to go: Syrian refugees at a settlement in eastern Lebanon.
As Donald Trump orders a temporary ban on most refugees to the US, here is what the international law says.
Only long-term integration policies will keep people safe from appalling camps conditions.
The 60,000 people currently stuck in Greece will probably have to stay there. The EU should help them integrate.