When people migrate they can end up worse off when it comes to getting access to health care. Analysing migration trends can help drive local public health policy towards the correct targets.
More than 44% of Mexican women face violence in their homes. Some of them become asylum seekers in the United States.
In the 20th century, governments considered the “total abolition” of passports as an important goal and discussed the issue in several international conferences.
Unless managed more effectively, forced migration will have permanent and intensifying negative impacts on countries across the globe.
Public attitudes toward migration are a key driver of political instability and controversy across Europe and North America.
Discussions at two global summits on migration in New York will do little to do what is needed to change the reality on the ground.
Blocked from crossing borders further into Europe, migrants are turning to smugglers.
Walls to prevent the movement of people have rarely worked.
States need to think of alternatives instead of locking up children on the move.
Repatriation of cultural heritage is being debated at a time of mass migration – is heritage more important to countries that increasingly cannot be defined by their populations?
Achieving greater freedom and equality for all identity groups is African democrats' primary goal. By contrast, American democrats have traditionally been preoccupied with individual rights.
Temporary migrants are excluded from the benefits and rights of Australian citizenship. Is such immigration policy compatible with Australia's democratic principles and values?
At what point is the movement of people away from their land of origin called a diaspora? A sociologist explores what the term has meant in the past, and why that might soon change.
Animals and plants will need escape hatches to move to cooler climes as the planet warms, but few parts of the U.S. have the natural habitat available for these migrations.
How will the oft-proclaimed 'most successful multicultural nation in the world' handle the rumbling of multiculturalism's opponents?
The idea of a pan-African passport is praiseworthy, but it's not going to work – yet.
A drop in migration from the EU would ease demand for housing, but also reduce the availability of those legendary Polish house builders, who will be hard to replace with local labour.
Free movement will be at the heart of post-Brexit negotiations. But what is it?
When immigrants, rather than immigration, are seen as the problem.
The past decade has shown a strong connection between political protests and the looting of foreign-owned shops in South Africa. Research shows that local leaders use protests to maintain their power.