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.
The refugee and migration compacts are not perfect, but they offer the chance for countries to do better by people on the move, and should be joined.
The 'centre' has long been chasing the right on immigration politics.
The number of countries withdrawing seems to be growing by the day.
The results of three surveys show that, in testing public opinion, much hangs on how the questions are asked and the surveys are designed.
Sahia and her husband hoped to start a life in Singpur, a village in Bangladesh. But the riverside community found climate change made putting down roots impossible.
Migrants are being portrayed as a enemy that can legitimately be targeted – and even killed – by the military.
Working class parents may be too busy to attend high school events, but they take an active role in their children's success.
Photographs can influence us -- they can inspire us to act and they can also impact the way we think about issues. The recent published photos about the migrant 'caravan' convey several stereotypes.
This is the first article in our series, Australian Cities in the Asian Century, which looks at the impact of the rise of China and Chinese migration on our cities.
Bombarding people with scientific information has little effect. Something else is needed to jolt us out of our current climate trajectory.
With the onset of cooler temperatures and shorter days, some insects pack-up and migrate to warmer climates. Others, including stink bugs, take up residence in our homes.
We read about and watch other people moving to the coast or country and, in doing so, sometimes we're persuaded to join the seachangers and treechangers ourselves.
More than two-thirds of Central American migrants will experience violence on their journey through Mexico, from robbery and extortion to rape. Caravans create safety in numbers.
Despite heated debates about immigration policy, German citizens' views of migrants and a 'refugee crisis' changed little in the year after Angela Merkel's 2015 decision to open borders.
Once seen as being driven mainly by retirees, migration out of of our biggest cities to less crowded coastal regions is now being led by younger Australians.
Languages are said to be disappearing faster than endangered species with a different one dying every two weeks.
Nicaraguan migrants send over US$1 billion home each year. This money has played a changing role in domestic politics – first boosting the Ortega regime and, now, sustaining the uprising against him.
The politics of curry.
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Whether being called 'curry munchers' or pigeonholed as authorities on a dish largely invented by the British, diasporic South Asians are emulsified in a deep pool of curry.
There is a gap between free trade and free migration.