Q&A panellists discussed migration and refugees, but struggled to agree on what the numbers show.
On Q&A, panellists duelled over the numbers of migrants Australia takes a year. Is it 200,000 or 800,000? How many permanent and how many temporary? Let's check the facts.
Some changes to visa rules could make travel easier for scientists.
Scientists from the developing world perceive current visa rules as a major impediment to professional travel. They miss out on opportunities to collaborate globally.
What do you call a democracy that depends on the exclusion of whole groups from political participation?
Democracy today contains within itself impulses towards both inclusion and exclusion. Spinoza's thinking on aristocracy should alert us to how democratic rule by the people can be hollowed out.
Some Americans are fearful of allowing Syrians to resettle in the U.S.
The US has met its goal for resettling Syrian refugees in 2016, and will aim to take in 110,000 more in 2017. A migration expert examines whether fears of their arrival are well founded.
An anti-immigrant mood has been sweeping the West, such as in Finland.
Many politicians in the West – from backers of Brexit to Donald Trump – have convinced voters that immigrants are hurting their economies. The evidence suggests otherwise.
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While the current political climate has cultivated a sense of fear surrounding cultural differences, when it comes to parenting, these differences could actually help make people better parents.
Polish workers appeal for warmer relations in 2015.
When immigrants, rather than immigration, are seen as the problem.
More South Africans are taking to the streets to hold government accountable.
South Africans' faith in the post-apartheid system of democracy is clearly slipping - and some even suggest that a return to apartheid would be a good thing.
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A recent study shows Donald Trump is out of date when he claims "people are pouring across our southern border".
A Syrian refugee.
A look back at a year marked by terrorism, gun violence and clashes between police and African Americans.
Xenophobia is a huge problem in South Africa. Could better university teaching about Africa make a difference?
South African university students are as guilty of xenophobia as anyone else. Three approaches through teaching and research could make a huge difference.
George H W Bush greets troops in Saudi Arabia.
Republicans in the US don't have a monopoly on anti-immigrant rants. It's bad in Europe, too.
So many Chinese immigrants have come to Vancouver, it’s been nicknamed Hongcouver.
Immigration policies for people fleeing poverty or civil unrest dominate the news, but there's been a huge rise in wealthy migrants to the West. Are these "cash for citizenship" programs worth it?
An image by Nilufer Demir dominates news coverage.
Powerful images – like the one of Aylan Kurdi that flooded the Internet last week – can spark political change.
For Bayern Munich, helping refugees isn't simply a moral obligation it's good CSR.
Whichever language you speak, you are welcome.
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Speaking more than one language isn't just about getting better job propspects or superior brain power.
Making everyone feel welcome.
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As Western societies have become more diverse due to immigration and cross-border mobility, the question of how welcoming their native populations are to newcomers has become ever more relevant. Exclusionary…
President Obama’s immigration plan may help some illegal migrants find higher-paying jobs, helping spur some additional economic activity.
An estimated 11 million undocumented residents in the United States live in daily fear of deportation. This fear permeates nearly every aspect of their lives. President Barack Obama’s executive actions…
Part of the British family enjoying the Village India & Experience Gujara at De Montfort Hall in Leicester.
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The notion of British values has been under considerable scrutiny over the past week after Michael Gove said he believed they should be taught in Britain’s schools. Gove’s broadside against the dangers…