A devastating picture of a drowned boy has touched viewers and political leaders alike – and could be a turning point in Europe's spiralling refugee crisis.
Migrants from the Middle East wait outside a train station in Budapest on their way across Europe.
A green card lottery would give so-called economic migrants a legal route to Europe.
Europe always prefers to overlook its colonial past – but now it's becoming unavoidable.
The washed-up belongings of people who drowned off the coast of Libya.
Immigration is a lightning rod in British politics, but we have to be brave and look beyond the numbers.
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.
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.
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.
As the Calais crisis unfolds, social media is becoming an echo chamber for the preferences of the UK's powerful right wing.
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.
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.
Sun Chang Jie and Li Ting, migrant workers in Beijing, with a picture of the children they’ve left behind.
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The suicides of four Chinese children left behind by their migrant worker parents could be an ominous sign of things to come.
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.
Migrants are living in limbo on the French-Italian border.
Italian PM blasts fellow EU leaders for spat over who takes in the desperate people arriving in his country every day.
Migrants are increasingly attempting to enter Europe overland from the East.
With thousands dying in the Mediterranean, migrants and refugees have started coming to Europe by land. And countries in the East aren't happy.
Migrants entering the EU on bicycles via Macedonia.
One of the main premises of strict immigration policies is that states have total rights over their territory. That doesn't make much sense.
Smart engagement with Asia means recognising the many ways in which Asian migrants to Australia are opening new pathways for discovery, innovation and cultural understanding.
Skilled migrants from India, China and other neighbouring countries are building pathways for innovation, growth and better understanding between Australia and their homelands.
These Rohingya women and children, rescued by fishermen in Aceh, are among thousands in need of resettlement.
A summit in Bangkok is discussing the fate of thousands of people who were stranded at sea. Australia is represented but refuses to resettle any refugees, casting doubt on its commitment to a regional solution.
Sunrise, sunset: Syrian refugees arrive on the Greek island of Kos.
The EU's proposal to relocate 40,000 Syrian and Eritrean nationals from Greece and Italy to other EU Member States is not what it seems.
The European Union is spearheading a campaign to enable military action against the boats carrying migrants seeking to leave Libya and arrive on EU shores – and on May 11, a draft resolution will be presented…