The Turnbull government is axing the 457 visa program and replacing it with a new Temporary Skill Shortage Visa but it might not have the desired affect on the labour market.
Can deportation ever really be 'humane and dignified'?
A more intimate connection with the details of migrants crossing the Mediterranean can happen through art.
From Chinese laborers to 'bad hombres,' the US settler mentality has perpetuated an immigration system that pushes out unwanted groups and bypasses the Constitution.
What happens when an undocumented immigrant meets a law enforcement officer? Communication plays a major role in these high-stakes interactions.
There are fundamental differences between Libya and Turkey, when it comes to returning migrants.
Can Canada manage to keep up trade while also meeting US expectations for a safe border?
Unfortunately potential solutions to Trump's ban are few. Refugee agencies cannot force the US to take refugees and so they will need to find sanctuary elsewhere.
Alternative models to host asylum seekers have proved their efficiency. Venice has been a sanctuary city for years and with the right policies, it could be reproduced.
Post-WWII Britain welcomed child refugees with open arms. Now they are put in camps and treated with contempt.
Labour force data actually shows that, after an initial period of relatively high unemployment, employment rates among migrant communities eventually reach parity with the rest of the population.
Passing on health information of 'migrants' seeking help goes against doctor-patient confidentiality and also poses a public health risk. A doctor spells out her concerns.
The rules are pretty clear – and really crucial reading for anyone drafting, say, an executive order.
The Berlin terror attack at the end of 2016 will have major political implications for Germany's elections this year and an uneasy European Union, writes a German studies scholar.
Why a Ghanaian cardiac surgeon in London is seen as a migrant, while an American banker is considered an expat.
If education and tolerance go hand in hand, how is it possible that anti-immigrant sentiments are so virulent in educated populations?
Improving conditions in Turkey and Greece may convince more refugees to stay where they are.
US elections surfaced fears of Mexicans crossing into the US. But their numbers are actually in decline. Why are they choosing to stay in Mexico? Two migration experts went there to find out.
Europe has resorted to more severe measure to keep migrants out. But this is not sustainable. The root causes of migration need to be properly addressed.
Job prospects are not good for newly arrived refugees in Sweden. But better integration programmes will help.