The belief in the linguistic superiority of the 'native speaker' is often based on assumptions of ethnicity.
If education and tolerance go hand in hand, how is it possible that anti-immigrant sentiments are so virulent in educated populations?
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.
If police officers are sent to museums to train observational skills, shouldn't literary texts be used to teach empathy?
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.
Twenty states not only accept undocumented students in higher education institutions, but also provide them with financial support.
In America's past, efforts by disadvantaged citizens to secure greater political influence have been met with violent repression.
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.
Scientists from the developing world perceive current visa rules as a major impediment to professional travel. They miss out on opportunities to collaborate globally.
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.
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.
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.
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.
When immigrants, rather than immigration, are seen as the problem.
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.
A recent study shows Donald Trump is out of date when he claims "people are pouring across our southern border".
A look back at a year marked by terrorism, gun violence and clashes between police and African Americans.
South African university students are as guilty of xenophobia as anyone else. Three approaches through teaching and research could make a huge difference.
Republicans in the US don't have a monopoly on anti-immigrant rants. It's bad in Europe, too.
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?