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International law recognizes that women and LGBTQ people face unique forms of violence that may qualify them for asylum. The US now asserts that domestic abuse is a 'private' matter.
Trump's anti-immigrant policies are leading more Central Americans to stay put in Mexico. Mexico's presidential candidates have a lot to say about that, and none of it involves mass deportations.
Laden with 629 people, the Aquarius is heading for Spain after docking was refused in Italy and Malta. Here are four other infamous refugee boats from the 20th century.
The transition into adulthood is challenging for young refugees: they face great adversity while trying to finishing school, find work and enter marriage.
The Safe Third Country Agreement between the United States and Canada was originally intended to deal with refugees seeking asylum. But recent U.S. developments mean the agreement's days are numbered
Spain has agreed to allow the Aquarius, a boat carrying 629 migrants, to dock in Valencia. But the EU remains gridlocked over asylum rules.
Countries have some flexibility in interpreting UN agreements on refugee rights. But Sessions' decision that abused women don't qualify for asylum in the US is an extraordinarily severe ruling.
A scholar who visited Rohingya camps in Myanmar found little hope of a safe return home for refugees, who are currently living in camps in neighboring Bangladesh.
A steady retreat from a distinctive British tradition of refuge has stained policy around immigration.
In the seven years since civil war erupted in Syria, refugees have fled the violence and destruction. But starting over in a new country after such experiences is much harder than it may seem.
If an undocumented migrant is a minor or an adult can have far-reaching implications. A forensic anthropologist explains why relying solely on dental X-rays to determine age doesn't work.
Without developing a better understanding of the challenges refugee students face, we run the risk of further disadvantaging refugee students in Australia.
Justin Trudeau's pattern of bizarre behaviour is coming into focus, previously obscured by his progressive politics and human rights activism at home and abroad.
Labor frontbencher Anthony Albanese is confident their candidates will win back their seats and is gearing up for the ALP's National Conference in late July.
Maps can be an invaluable tool in a natural disaster or humanitarian crisis. A pilot project trained Syrian refugees at a Jordan camp to create their own.
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.