The view from Angel Island in San Francisco Bay, where Australian immigrants were detained. They renamed it “Devil’s Island”.
In 1921 the US imposed strict immigration quotas on Australians and detained the excess arrivals in terrible conditions. Contrast this with today's treatment of asylum seekers on Manus Island and Nauru.
Two refugee children from Eritrea sit in the back of a police cruiser after crossing the border from New York into Canada in March 2017 near Hemmingford, Que.
(THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz)
Since 2000, at least 16 people have died while incarcerated in Canada’s system of immigration detention, with a shocking four deaths since March 2016. When will the government act?
Beds with patients in an emergency hospital in Camp Funston, Kansas, during the influenza epidemic around 1918.
National Museum of Health and Medicine.
Many healthy young men and women, including military personnel, died in the 1918 flu pandemic. It's a reminder of how dangerous influenza can be.
President Trump recently stated his support for ‘Judeo-Christian values’ … but what does that phrase really mean?
Its real purpose is to subsume Judaism and exclude Islam.
A small – but powerful – Latino middle class has emerged in California, led by elites like State Senator Kevin de Leon.
AP Photo/Jae C. Hong
Scholars say elites are critical to helping ethnic communities thrive. So, who are the Latino elites and what work are they doing for their community?
Five food experts peer under the bread to plumb the histories of the country's unique sandwiches, from favorites like tuna fish to lesser-known fare like the woodcock.
New census data gives insight into Canada’s immigrant population, including how English language proficiency can impact wages. Here, a group of new Canadians take part in a citizenship ceremony in Ottawa in September.
(THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick)
New census data provides a chance to understand why immigrants earn lower wages than Canadians who have been here for many generations. Whether immigrants speak English at home may be a clue.
Gambian refugees on a wooden boat. Thousands of Africans make the perilous journey across the Mediterranean each year hoping for a better life in Europe.
Gambia became a symbol for democratic change earlier this year when former dictator Yahya Jammeh was peacefully ousted through the ballot box. Now Europe wants its Gambian immigrants to return home.
The exit of George Brandis would be one less frustration for Peter Dutton.
It's ironic, but true, that the man who was lambasted for asserting the right for people to be bigots is at present the strongest voice in the cabinet for the protections of the rule of law.
Britain’s immigration system is under close scrutiny.
We asked two academics to check the claim, made by a former top official at the Home Office.
Peter Dutton made snide comments about the refugees departing Nauru and Manus Island for the US in an interview on 2GB.
A possible risk from Peter Dutton's outburst is if his remarks carry any impact in the US.
How much longer will Polish migrants be picking English apples?
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Comparisons with other immigration systems that deny rights to temporary workers raise questions over Britain's post-Brexit future.
Peter Dutton said the processing of other people was continuing.
About 50 refugees from Nauru and Manus Island will leave in the next week to ten days for resettlement in the US.
EU citizens gather in Westminster on September 13 to lobby for their post-Brexit rights.
Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire
Policies that are hard at the border but soft on the inside help migrants to integrate in a new country.
The DACA program’s inherent diversity is what makes it a boon for the U.S. economy.
AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais
Trump's decision to end the DACA program, as well as his support for a bill that would drastically curb legal immigration, would hurt the US workers he says he's trying to help.
Is the jobs glass half full or half empty?
Liberal Democrat leader Vince Cable claims there is no evidence that immigration impacts wages. Is he right?
Sad to go.
Britain is likely to become an increasingly hostile environment for European newcomers.
Is Donald Trump hoping to trade dreams for bricks?
From south of the border, Trump seems to be using DACA as a diplomatic weapon in his ongoing power struggle with the Mexican government. That just hurts 800,000 people and helps President Peña Nieto.
The Vote Leave campaign promised Brexit would allow Britain to ‘take back control’ of immigration.
Inside the latest information on how the government plans to deal with EU nationals working in the UK.
BBC Panorama went undercover at Brook House, near Gatwick Airport.
Gareth Fuller/PA Wire
BBC Panorama has exposed violence and abuse of detainees at Brook House immigration removal centre.