US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.
Trump's stance on immigration and citizenship demonstrates a lack of knowledge of both constitutional law and economic realities.
Australians are living and working longer, marrying later and earning more that past generations.
Divorce rates are on the decline in Australia, people are marrying and having children later in life, and more of us live alone. Our experts respond to the new report on Australia's welfare.
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.
Danny Nalliah’s Rise Up Australia is one example of a far-right, ‘moralistic’ party that has sprung up in recent years.
Far-right movements and parties in Australia will continue to create interest, given their policies and method of operation. Their future longevity, however, is by no means assured.
Will they stay or will they go home?
As the government looks to further tighten visa rules for non-EU students, how many are choosing to remain after their courses finish?
Migrants rescued from a boat capsized off the coast of Libya in early August.
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The Dublin laws means states can return migrants to the country where they first arrived in Europe.
Migrants running on the shuttle tracks in August.
France's policy towards migrants has been to make them invisible – and criminalise their support networks.
Theresa May and David Cameron meet immigration officers after a raid on residential properties.
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Landlords will be able to evict illegal immigrants without a court order, under new proposals.
Migrants trying to reach England are stopped by French police.
What happens when a non-EU migrant arrives on British soil.
A tiny part of a much bigger picture.
Look at the numbers and the 'invasion rhetoric' is unwarranted.
As the Calais crisis unfolds, social media is becoming an echo chamber for the preferences of the UK's powerful right wing.
The growing migrant camp known as the “New Jungle”.
While politicians talk security, a humanitarian crisis is unfolding on the French coast.
The implications of recent and proposed policy changes for new immigrants and potential citizens are still uncertain.
The shift to Immigration and Border Protection – and the creation of the Australian Border Force – is the most profound change in the Department of Immigration's history.
A far-right protestor carries a noose through the streets of Prague.
Anti-immigration protesters carried nooses through the streets of Prague as police stood by without acting.
The new Australian Border Force conforms to the national security paradigm of combining maximum power with maximum secrecy.
The Australian Border Force is the culmination of the move towards militarised border security. This commenced in earnest with the introduction of Operation Sovereign Borders in September 2013.
The increasing obsession with ‘border security’ has conspired to erode the nation-building objectives of Australian immigration policy.
For all its faults and weaknesses, the role of the old Department of Immigration was fundamental to the success of the postwar immigration program.
Never a cross word?
As the British Museum gears up for some soul-searching about our inner Celt, 500 dons are gathering with much the same mission.
Shadow Immigration Minister Richard Marles said the world is experiencing its greatest period of human need since WWII.
Shadow Immigration Minister Richard Marles has said that the world is now going through its greatest period of humanitarian need since WWII. Is that right?
There are many ways to keep numbers down.
The coalition prioritised cutting migrant numbers but has also made life more difficult for those still coming in.
Walking a fine line.
David Cameron has opened discussions at the European Council about the changes he wants to see in the European Union ahead of a UK referendum on membership. This is an unprecedented step. It is the first…