Malcolm Turnbull often claims Australia is the world’s most successful multicultural nation.
The government's multicultural statement stays fairly much in the place where rhetoric around the issue has been located for the past generation – social control and integration.
The wife of a jailed opposition leader, during a rally to mark the third anniversary of his arrest in Caracas, Venezuela.
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Venezuelans, fleeing hunger and repression at home, have surpassed Central Americans as the top US asylum-seekers.
Human rights groups have warned against returning Sri Lankan refugees back to their country.
The Sri Lankan government has made little progress in providing accountability for wartime abuses.
Australia provides permanent protection to thousands of refugees every year.
The term 'genuine refugee' is thrown around often, yet few know the complicated process of how someone is deemed to be one.
Afghans protest at a refugee camp in Athens in early February.
There are double standards underlying the difficulties faced by Afghan asylum seekers in the West.
Crossing the Mediterranean is dangerous, but so is war-torn Libya.
There are fundamental differences between Libya and Turkey, when it comes to returning migrants.
MPs have harshly criticised the state of asylum housing.
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The government has extended a contract with private security companies G4S and Serco.
Alf Dubs, who was brought to Britain on the Kindertransport, among those delivering a petition to Downing Street on the closure of the child refugee programme.
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Vulnerable children have had their hopes crushed.
Protests after death of a 36-year-old woman in custody at immigration detention facility in Arizona.
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A short history of legal challenges to immigrant detention practices in the U.S. may shed light on what's to come for the new administration.
A protest outside Downing Street in London on January 30 against Donald Trump’s immigration controls.
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The UK welcomes a woeful amount of Syrian refugees.
Donald Trump’s justification for a temporary ban on refugees is to improve US security measures.
The US resettlement program has long had strong bipartisan support. It is also critical to global resettlement efforts: the US takes in by far the most resettled refugees of any country.
Nowhere to go: Syrian refugees at a settlement in eastern Lebanon.
As Donald Trump orders a temporary ban on most refugees to the US, here is what the international law says.
Only long-term integration policies will keep people safe from appalling camps conditions.
The 60,000 people currently stuck in Greece will probably have to stay there. The EU should help them integrate.
An Eritrean mother and child in Calais in late 2015.
Many Eritreans whose asylum claims are rejected have them overturned on appeal.
Better living conditions in Greece would encourage more migrants to stay.
Improving conditions in Turkey and Greece may convince more refugees to stay where they are.
Daniel M Ernst
New guidelines from Scotland's universities association are a major step in the right direction.
Many people detained on Nauru and Manus Island have suffered excruciating despair and hopelessness.
There must be genuine efforts to ensure transition from uncertainty to permanent status for refugees currently detained offshore as soon as possible.
A refugee family, recently arrived in Glasgow.
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It could save the British government up to £173.6m in savings in asylum support.
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…
A fired-up Peter Dutton accused Bill Shorten of trying to bully and demonise him.
Immigration Minister Peter Dutton, under fire for criticising Malcolm Fraser's refugee policy, has sought to defend himself.