US Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks to law enforcement officers in St. Louis.
Trump's administration plans to ramp up prosecution of unauthorized border crossings. Here's the story of how it became illegal in the first place.
Social psychologists and sociologists have spent decades understanding how values are best assessed.
There has been much talk recently about “Australian values”. The new citizenship test will require aspiring Australians to demonstrate they possess them, or can at least reproduce them under exam conditions…
Deep Saini and Michelle Grattan discuss the week in politics.
A few years ago Malcolm Turnbull, as a cabinet minister, would likely have challenged aspects of such measures if they were brought forward.
Malcolm Turnbull's spectacular elevation of 'Australian values' raises questions about his own values.
A cohesive multicultural society such as Australia requires a core level of integration among its members.
There is a risk that if Australian citizenship is too hard to attain, it will create a two-tier system of permanent residency.
How to keep both.
Different EU countries have different rules about who can have dual nationality.
If you have an Irish granny, a spare €650,000 to spend in Malta, or a hankering for a new villa in Cyprus, then EU citizenship is within reach.
After Brexit, we need inclusive conversations.
In the face of recent political events in Britain and America, sci-fi imaginings of the 'citizens of the future' have taken on a new resonance.
In the face of planetary problems such as climate change, does national citizenship lose its meaning?
Worried about the future.
MPs rejected an amendment to the Article 50 Bill that would guarantee the residency of EU citizens in the UK.
Presidential candidate Trump holds a sign at a rally.
The logic behind building a wall is centuries old. But can concrete solve the complex problems the U.S. is facing today?
Peter Dutton says he would like to see criteria tightened to deny citizenship to those who have not integrated into Australia.
The most important benefit of citizenship for migrants is the sense of inclusion and acceptance into their adopted community.
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China's hukou system is a relic of the Mao era – and it's holding the nation's rural population back.
Imagine a world in which the people of California and London shared common citizenship but needed a visa to go to Florida or Cornwall.
Paul Keating put the idea of a new flag, shorn of any traces of the Union Jack, on the political agenda.
By the end of 1992, Paul Keating had done more than anyone to place on the political agenda issues of national identity that had been either dead or dormant for years.
Tunde Jaji with his old teacher and the mayor of Bournemouth.
Ten years ago as a BBC special correspondent Kurt Barling broke the story of a teenager who had been abused as a domestic servant. Now he reports on what happened next.
The attorney-general holds a largely political office, sitting in cabinet and often holding other portfolios.
Regardless of where the truth lies, we now have an extraordinary position where Australia's two law officers are in conflict.
But it's not clear what proof of permanent right to reside will mean after Brexit.
Much of academic philosophy, even on the African continent, is openly and unashamedly in love with the idea of the West as destiny.