A still from the documentary Migrant Dreams which streams this month on Al Jazeera’s Witness.
Canada's reputation as a land of opportunity is challenged by Migrant Dreams, a documentary that explores the lives of migrants as they navigate dangerous and exploitative working conditions.
Britain’s new home secretary: Sajid Javid.
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Where to start dismantling the UK's hostile environment policy on immigration.
In this file photo from 2010, members of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers take part in a march through the streets of Tampa, Fla., to try to persuade the supermarket chain Publix to take a stand against abusive work conditions in the fields.
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Female migrant farm workers across North America are vulnerable to sexual abuse and assault because the systems set up to temporarily employ them offer no protections or access to citizenship.
Members of a caravan of migrants from Central America.
Some 200 Central Americans who fled violence at home want to apply for asylum in the US. Trump says they're 'not welcome.' Here, key info on the 'caravan' to the US-Mexico border.
The Atlantic Ballet Theatre will soon premier Alien, a new piece that explores the immigrant experience. Of the ballet’s 21 full-time employees, 12 are immigrants who come from nine different countries.
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Atlantic Canada has thousands of available jobs with no one to fill them. Here's what various companies, big and small, are doing to attract and retain immigrant workers.
It took Anna Tselichtchev two years to love Atlantic Canada. This tree helped.
Immigrants in Atlantic Canada have higher employment levels, higher wages and face less discrimination than other Canadian immigrants, yet the region has the lowest retention rates in the country.
Under pressure: Home secretary, Amber Rudd.
Home Office deportation targets reduce complex human stories to statistics.
Macron visits a migrant centre in Croisilles, northern France, in January.
France’s new immigration bill exposes the flaw in fixating on numbers rather than people's lives.
In a bid to meet unrealistic migration targets, the government has been enforcing document checks at every turn.
The Home Office threw away landing documents that are now vital to people trying to prove their right to stay in the UK.
A pilot requiring some voters to show ID in May's local elections could be the next blow for the Windrush generation.
A Rohingya Muslim child kisses his mother after they fled Myanmar for Bangladesh in September 2017. Thousands of Rohingya Muslims have fled their country for places like Malaysia and Thailand, where a UN agency assesses their refugee claims. But can the UNHCR unwittingly cause countries to neglect investigating war crimes?
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The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees assesses the refugee claims of millions of people worldwide. It needs to be more open about what it discovers and how it makes decisions.
The difference in ageing between Australia and Tasmania of five weeks per year is largely explained by interstate migration.
For Australia, the median age is 37.2 years. The Northern Territory is the youngest state or territory with a a median age of 32.4 years and Tasmania is the oldest at 42 years.
Despite its reputation as a “friendly” province, a recent report says visible minorities experience racism in Newfoundland and Labrador.
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Newfoundland and Labrador's economic development plan includes attracting more immigrants. But the province needs to acknowledge the difficulties of systemic racism if it wants the plan to succeed.
People from the Windrush generation have been told recently that they do not belong in Britain, but they are no strangers to feelings of unbelonging, which feature strongly in their stories of early life in Britain.
When freedom of movement is revoked, legal migrants are suddenly asked to prove they have the right to reside.
People arrived at the Immigration Detention Centre in Laval, Que., shortly after 3 a.m. on April 13 to protest the deportation of Lucy Francineth Granados. She was deported to Guatemala, accompanied by two Canada Border Services Agency officials and a doctor.
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Montreal resident Lucy Francineth Granados was deported to Guatemala last week. Media representations play an important role in these situations and exert much power over how we imagine our nation.
Under pressure: Theresa May hosts a meeting with Commonwealth officials to apologise for treatment of some Commonwealth citizens by the Home Office.
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It's time to stop the brutality of the UK's 'hostile environment' for migrants.
An angry Morrison tried to rein in expectations after McCormack boasted about a budget of goodies.
From Morrison's point of view, McCormack's imagery was totally out of whack with his desired framing. Even within the Nationals there is some criticism of the leader for being inept.
The Canadian immigration detention regime is rife with violence, distress and despair, especially for women.
The experiences of women in Canada's immigration detention system reveal emotional distress, and even violence, before, during and after incarceration.