While the Australian Border Force's Operation Fortitude caused an outcry, people might be surprised at the extent of official powers to check their immigration status in a range of circumstances.
The Australian Border Force represents a significant departure from earlier ways of managing the border.
Trump's stance on immigration and citizenship demonstrates a lack of knowledge of both constitutional law and economic realities.
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.
Ancient hospitality rituals could teach us a thing or two about how to respect the people arriving on our shores.
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.
As the government looks to further tighten visa rules for non-EU students, how many are choosing to remain after their courses finish?
The Dublin laws means states can return migrants to the country where they first arrived in Europe.
France's policy towards migrants has been to make them invisible – and criminalise their support networks.
Landlords will be able to evict illegal immigrants without a court order, under new proposals.
What happens when a non-EU migrant arrives on British soil.
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.
While politicians talk security, a humanitarian crisis is unfolding on the French coast.
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.
Anti-immigration protesters carried nooses through the streets of Prague as police stood by without acting.
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.
For all its faults and weaknesses, the role of the old Department of Immigration was fundamental to the success of the postwar immigration program.
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 has said that the world is now going through its greatest period of humanitarian need since WWII. Is that right?