An African migrant stranded in Costa Rica.
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At what point is the movement of people away from their land of origin called a diaspora? A sociologist explores what the term has meant in the past, and why that might soon change.
Schoolchildren with refugee backgrounds in London read about refugees in class.
Can you visualize any number greater than 100? Migration experts explain why thinking about migrants en masse makes it difficult to address the nuances of each group's unique challenges.
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Madness allows us to challenge the stereotypes of the rational world.
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Here's why you shouldn't blame local authorities for the failure of government contractors.
Migrants stuck at the Greece-Macedonia border.
Reforms to where in Europe people in need of protection can claim asylum do not go far enough.
Deported as soon as they become legal adults, young refugees wander the globe in search of safety.
Asylum seekers have been housed in properties with red front doors.
The recent red door asylum seeker housing scandal has highlighted the cracks in the system.
New arrivals will be searched and told to give up items of value.
For many, it evokes memories of the Holocaust. So how can the government justify it?
“Oh, not that one. Surely?”
Even though it’s often a matter of life or death, the asylum process is often obstructed by bureaucratic hurdles.
Bringing the hammer down. How the legal system fails the world’s most vulnerable people.
The British legal system is skewing the odds against some of the most vulnerable refugees.
Australia’s policies on asylum seekers have been criticised by many countries at the UN’s Human Rights Council.
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Dallas Rogers speaks with Shanthi Robertson and Ien Ang about the role migrants, refugees and the border will play in Australia during the Asian century.
East meets West: refugees cross from Turkey into Greece.
The refugee crisis that just arrived in Europe has been affecting Turkey for more than four years.
The UK and France have come up with a solution to the migrant crisis – stick up another new barrier.
Would you like to be turned away at the gate?
Ancient hospitality rituals could teach us a thing or two about how to respect the people arriving on our shores.
Migrants are living in limbo on the French-Italian border.
Italian PM blasts fellow EU leaders for spat over who takes in the desperate people arriving in his country every day.
Migrants are increasingly attempting to enter Europe overland from the East.
With thousands dying in the Mediterranean, migrants and refugees have started coming to Europe by land. And countries in the East aren't happy.
A problem shared, Theresa May, is a problem halved.
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Refugee Week is drawing to a close with little concrete progress. Can I at least get you to change your mind about this situation?
Enough is enough.
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It's absurd that Europe continues to blame migrants seeking a better life for their own fate.
Colours still clashing.
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The UK is now a world leader on global gay rights – but when it comes to upholding them for asylum seekers, it's a very different matter.
And stay out!
The office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has announced a major campaign, #ibelong, to eliminate statelessness within a decade. A noble aim indeed – but before statelessness can be ended…