The European obsession with labeling people either economic migrants or refugees hampers understanding of the problems they face. Adding the role remittances play to the debate would help.
Why are African baobab trees found in India? Genetic research is starting to shed light on the answer.
Nobody is doing a great job, but three countries say they have no part to play in the refugee crisis.
The First Fleet had three layovers on its voyage to Australia – one was Rio de Janeiro. As Australia and Brazil celebrate 70 years of diplomatic relations, it's worth remembering this encounter.
How asylum seekers became political pawns in Germany's foreign policy agenda.
The discourse about who is and isn't welcome is taking on a disturbing new tone.
Al-Jazeera has changed its style guide, while others continue to debate the issue.
The size of the refugee crisis stemming from the conflict in Syria means that no single country can deal with it alone.
For Bayern Munich, helping refugees isn't simply a moral obligation it's good CSR.
It's not just calling refugees "migrants" that dehumanises them – it's talking about them as if they're numbers.
In just a few weeks, the people of Europe have been galvanised into supporting the refugees dying to reach their shores.
Australia's current interest in the work temporary migrants do is laudable but needs to extend to other important issues of this million-strong community.
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.
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.
Immigration is a lightning rod in British politics, but we have to be brave and look beyond the numbers.
Ancient hospitality rituals could teach us a thing or two about how to respect the people arriving on our shores.
The Dublin laws means states can return migrants to the country where they first arrived in Europe.
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.