Immigration Minister Hussen recently announced changes to the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act helping to remove health discrimination in immigration. However, we have a long way to go still.
City authorities can take straightforward measures to help refugees settle into cities – and help existing residents at the same time.
Rather than closing a loophole in a Canada-U.S. agreement that allows Canadian officials to turn back asylum-seekers from the U.S. at the border, the deal should be abolished outright.
New research confirms a 'refugee gap' in employment levels, which is exacerbated if refugees are dispersed around a country.
In recent years a number of NGOs have provided services for child refugees. The government should consider partnering them to provide child refugees their rights to protection.
From eye-scanners to 3D printers, technology in humanitarian crises can be a positive force for disenfranchised people.
Some 200 Central Americans who fled violence at home want to apply for asylum in the US. Trump says they're 'not welcome.' Here, key info on the 'caravan' to the US-Mexico border.
Trust Me, I’m An Expert: how Syrian refugees are using exercise to improve mental health.
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Last year, two researchers flew to Gaziantep in southern Turkey, where about one in four people are Syrian refugees, to explore how exercise might help improve mental health.
As many as 38,000 refugees live in Israel with no rights or status. Israel's government and international communities need to come up with a viable solution.
We looked at ten countries in East Africa and found poverty and politics were much more important drivers of conflict and displacement than climate change.
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees assesses the refugee claims of millions of people worldwide. It needs to be more open about what it discovers and how it makes decisions.
Essays on Air: can art really make a difference?
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Art has always depicted the crimes of our times throughout centuries of wars and humanitarian crises. Can we really expect it to truly make a difference in the real world?
The most morally monstrous actions might work as deterrents but be unacceptable morally even to the most casual conscience.
It's time to stop the brutality of the UK's 'hostile environment' for migrants.
Asylum seekers and refugees in Indonesia, a transit country, face homelessness and depression. As countries around the world limit their refugee intakes, Indonesia should do more to support them.
The German approach to refugees is becoming increasingly binary: if you are not a refugee, you must leave; if you are a refugee, you must integrate.
The experiences of women in Canada's immigration detention system reveal emotional distress, and even violence, before, during and after incarceration.
Since the second world war nearly every Olympic Games has seen athletes seeking asylum in the Games host country.
A day after agreeing a deal on resettling African asylum seekers with the UNHCR rather than forcibly deporting them, Israel announced the deal was off.
As countries compete to deter asylum seekers, there's a vicious cycle in which governments seek to outdo each other by implementing progressively more restrictive policies.