What migration figures really tell us about the movement of people.
The difference in ageing between Australia and Tasmania of five weeks per year is largely explained by interstate migration.
For Australia, the median age is 37.2 years. The Northern Territory is the youngest state or territory with a a median age of 32.4 years and Tasmania is the oldest at 42 years.
Yes, a lot of Turkish citizens are looking for a chance to start new lives abroad – but not all of them are doing it for the same reasons.
Those who’ve stayed in Venezuela are there to fight.
As democracy unravels and hunger spreads, Venezuelan youth must decide whether to join the resistance or build their lives abroad.
Down the steps of Finland’s famous Bengtskaer lighthouse.
This problem masks a greater threat to the welfare state than it first appears.
The beefed up border between Bulgaria and Turkey.
Stefan Rousseau PA Archive
In an unequal, globalised world, should we be able to move between states as freely as we can within them?
Some perspective on the government's net migration target.
A line of people outside the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights in Los Angeles.
AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes
How can we possibly know how many millions of people are living in the U.S. illegally? Demographers have actually refined a simple formula that's worked pretty well since the 1970s.
Catching up on the UK news.
The case of a man stripped of his EU citizenship offers some guidance for emigrants living in legally uncharted territory after the Brexit vote.
On the US-Mexican border.
A recent study shows Donald Trump is out of date when he claims "people are pouring across our southern border".
Mary Mark Ockerbloom
You might think today's government is harsh, but the 1790s were a tough time for those who wanted to speak their mind.
The film's exploration of a young Irish woman's emigration to 1950s New York digs beneath nostalgic stereotype.
The influence of British immigrants to the United States shows us that migrants have long been city-makers.
Don’t replace me!
Anthony Devlin/PA Wire/Press Association Images
The global game of supply and demand that lets UK doctors move abroad for better pay is the same force pushing down salaries at home.
Will adding a few feet help deter someone seeking a better life?
Donald Trump and Carly Fiorina boast that their business experience would make them excellent presidents, yet their immigration policies fall short of the lessons from Business 101.
But not migrants?
Al-Jazeera has changed its style guide, while others continue to debate the issue.
The washed-up belongings of people who drowned off the coast of Libya.
Immigration is a lightning rod in British politics, but we have to be brave and look beyond the numbers.
Sailing illegally toward Europe
Darrin Zammit Lupi/Reuters
The headlines about thousands of migrants losing their lives at sea are shocking. But as news consumers we hear little about the context pushing these people to leave their homes.
Significant questions remain unanswered about how Scottish immigration policy will work after the independence referendum…
Singer Brian McFadden leads a steady stream of Irish imports.
Sydney in February displayed in full technicolor what is one of the big stories in Ireland - the latest phase of our history of being an emigrant race. As we walked around the city, stopped for coffee…