Opening borders is the easiest way to tackle global poverty and it would make already wealthy countries richer, too.
A refugee protests at a camp in Greece in early February.
The plan is part of a wider trend to outsource and offshore immigration controls.
If educated women are discriminated against in their home country, they will take their skills elsewhere.
A Moroccan migrant rescued off the coast of Spain in September 2016.
A. Carrasco Ragel/EPA
A military option will be a lucrative one for smugglers.
Sgt. 1st Class Gordon Hyde, http://www.ngb.army.mil
Filmmakers sympathetic to the plight of Mexican and Central American migrants are using their films to counter the fug of misinformation.
Peter Dutton says he would like to see criteria tightened to deny citizenship to those who have not integrated into Australia.
The most important benefit of citizenship for migrants is the sense of inclusion and acceptance into their adopted community.
Europe rang in the new year in an atmosphere of great tension.
The future of Europe hangs in the balance. Will its leaders step up?
Living like a Parisian.
Why a Ghanaian cardiac surgeon in London is seen as a migrant, while an American banker is considered an expat.
President-elect Donald Trump’s stance on climate change is very different to Barack Obama’s.
If Trump forsakes US support for the 2015 Paris Climate Accord as well as Obama’s bilateral climate agreement with China, the resultant rise of global warming will wreak havoc throughout Africa.
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?
Zimbabweans living with HIV who come to South Africa often have challenges remaining on their antiretroviral treatment regimens.
South Africa and Zimbabwe have made significant strides to roll out antiretrovirals. But the regional expansion of treatment programmes still needs work.
A line of Syrian refugees crossing the border of Hungary and Austria on their way to Germany Hungary Central Europe September.
International institutions make up a stage on which States vehemently and openly denounce world problems and suffering while they actually have no intention to act.
Bags are packed, you’re ready to go.
A fall in the number of migrants after Britain leaves the EU will be costly.
How British are you?
A new report has suggested migrants should be required to pledge allegiance to British values on arrival in the UK.
Immigrant families attend an education forum in Los Angeles.
AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes
A public health researcher and advocate explains how immigration raids can impact mental and physical health, and trigger a breakdown of trust and safety in communities across the US.
Lettuce farmers from Oaxaca working in Mexico City.
AP Photo/Nick Wagner
US elections surfaced fears of Mexicans crossing into the US. But their numbers are actually in decline. Why are they choosing to stay in Mexico? Two migration experts went there to find out.
Nudge, nudge. Wink, wink. Read between the lines. I am deliberately adding fuel to the anti-immigration, anti-refugee “movement”. How else can you interpret Immigration Minister Peter Dutton’s recent sustained…
The 8 million illegal workers currently in the US workforce contribute to US output, mainly in low-skilled jobs.
Many US voters appear to believe that deporting illegal immigrants would boost job opportunities and wages for US workers. But economic modelling suggests different conclusions.
Syrian Arab Red Crescent assisted families in Homs, Syria in September.
The humanitarian crisis in the Middle East is getting worse by the day. A survey of aid workers provides a glimpse into life on the ground, and clues to why the humanitarian sector is ailing.
A new dawn for the EU in 2004: Tony Blair speaking at the accession of ten countries.
John Stillwell PA Archive
In 2004 the Labour government allowed citizens of the 10 new EU states labour market access. Why did Blair make this decision?