Australian governments are faced with a choice: make the difficult decisions to fix planning systems so more houses can be built, or tap the brakes on Australia's migrant intake.
Hundreds of thousands of migrants have come through Australia's skilled migrant program. But we are wasting many of their skills.
A recent attack on migrants came ahead of Italian elections in March where migration is a key campaign issue.
Australia has had a large influx of skilled migrants in recent decades. Better educated and more highly paid than past generations of migrants, they are also creating a different sort of community.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is making a political career out of burnishing his self-image and convincing the world he's a human rights leader. Do his actions match his words?
As immigration novices, Denmark, Norway and Sweden have actively been searching for inspiration and new solutions abroad. Canada is providing some critical inspiration.
Electronically monitoring migrants and refugees may seem like a humane alternative to detention, but it's rife with problems and still criminalizes would-be immigrants.
Two global compacts on refugees and migrants will be proposed in 2018.
Migrants leave poor countries for a better life in richer ones. But the migration of Portuguese to Angola after Europe's 2008 financial crisis shows how roles can be reversed.
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?
Along the Balkan route, refugees and migrants are still in need of emergency aid.
Identity checks and up-front charging make for a less compassionate and egalitarian NHS.
Lucrative cannabis plantations have been a magnet for illegal migrants.
Whether or not a prospective citizen would face a longer wait in Australia compared to Germany, Canada or the UK comes down to their individual circumstances.
Refugians living in a loosely-connected set of self-governing units would be given a biometric card called a 'Sesame Pass'.
In Europe's refugee squats, dignified existence and political resistance go hand in hand.
Reasoned debates on sustainable migration intake levels are important. But transport and health infrastructure shortfalls in Western Sydney won't be solved by reactive anti-immigration attitudes.
Social enterprises set up by refugees are also helping countries to overcome some of the challenges of economic and social integration of new arrivals.
The island of Lampedusa in Italy has become the symbol of how a community can welcome migrants — for better or for worse.
Is there a new migrant emergency in Rome?