The scale of contemporary forced human displacement is unprecedented and difficult to comprehend. The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) has just reported staggering statistics. As of…
Migrants arrive at the Austrian-German border near Passau, October 2015.
Less than two years after Europe's migrant crisis began, EU officials have said that the situation is under control. It's not
Increasing numbers of migrants will inevitably have an impact on Australia’s health system.
Selecting immigrants on points is likely to result in them being healthy, or at least healthy enough for them not to put much strain on our exhausted health systems.
Davis is backing documentation for EU citizens after Brexit.
Government plans to introduce official documents for EU citizens to prove their right to live in the UK have some people surprised.
A ship with rescued migrants arrives at the Italian port of Salerno in late June.
It is a dangerous and illegal move to make.
Even without immigration, new data reveals Australia’s population would continue to grow.
The latest statistics show Australia's population growth in the last decade has been significantly higher than in other developed countries.
The “Door of Europe” monument, which commemorates migrants who died on their journey, is seen on the southern Italian island of Lampedusa.
The island of Lampedusa in Italy has become the symbol of how a community can welcome migrants — for better or for worse.
Germany's plan to build reception centres in Morocco to repatriate unaccompanied minors is similar to a controversial Spanish plan from the mid 2000s.
‘Tropics’ may conjure images of sun-kissed islands, but the expanding tropical zone could bring drought and cyclones further south.
The global tropical climate zone is expanding. At the current rate, by 2100 its edge will stretch from Sydney to Perth.
What’s in the box?
From sofas, to clothes and jam, a lot of 'things' are being sent between migrants and their loved ones.
Crossing borders have always been tough for Africans.
The introduction of an African passport has the capacity to bring about increased migration of Africans within Africa.
Down the steps of Finland’s famous Bengtskaer lighthouse.
This problem masks a greater threat to the welfare state than it first appears.
Is there a new migrant emergency in Rome?
Coming together in Finsbury Park.
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'We all have harmony in this area, and these people try to divide us, but we tell them that "we will not let you do that".'
Refugees or migrants? When it comes to children who cross international borders without papers, there’s no easy answer.
There are refugees, there are migrants and then there are the millions of people who live in legal limbo because they defy easy categorisation. But everyone is just looking for a place to call home.
Migrants are being rescued by members of the “Proactiva open arms” NGO, off the coast of the Island of Lesbos (Greece).
Accused of cooperating with smugglers, NGOs defend migrants’ right to life and point to the inadequate policies of European states.
Businessman Andrew Forrest and his wife Nicola are strong advocates of anti-slavery measures.
Any proposed solution to the problem of modern slavery must engage with the business community and government policies on migration and migrant labour.
A refugee family at an integration centre in Scotland.
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What the political party manifestos say about refugees and asylum seekers.
Border control is a big election issue.
Migration from Eastern Europe spurred support for Brexit. But now migration is falling and the economy will suffer.
A boat full of migrants is rescued by the Italian Navy in October 2015.
ITALIAN NAVY PRESS OFFICE / HAN /EPA
There is an assumption that migrants are pulled to Europe as a 'destination' of choice. New research shows that often isn't the case.