With parliament sitting next week, the home affairs minister is pressuring Labor to support a repeal of the medevac law. But the law has worked just as it was intended.
Maps that divide the world into 'no-go' and 'safe' zones has created a new politics of danger.
Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh have been stuck in makeshift camps for years. They are now being targeted by criminal gangs, alongside public health and well-being issues.
Current responses to the world's refugee crisis are inhumane and ineffective. We propose five ways forward to help the world's most vulnerable people.
Why sexual and gender based violence has become a phenomenon within refugee families.
A refugee policy built on deflecting the issue, rather than confronting it, is not sustainable. We cannot continue to 'contract out' our international obligations.
Displaced by the terrorist insurgency in Northeast Nigeria, refugees aren't wallowing in self-pity. They're mobilising whatever resources they can to rebuild livelihoods.
Dutton continues to insist the government could be compelled under the medevac legislation to transfer criminals, although the legislation gives the minister power to veto people on security grounds.
Unlike prior waves like the enslaved people on the Underground Railroad or Vietnam-era war resisters, they are children whose parents fear deportation after spending years in the United States.
Mexico says it emerged from tariff negotiations in Washington with its 'dignity intact.' But that dignity comes at great cost to the migrants fleeing extreme violence in Central America.
A new set of 'Indicators of Integration' have been launched by the UK government.
It's critical that the Australian government take a new direction in refugee policy and move beyond its tired rhetoric of deterrence as a justification for detaining refugees on Nauru and Manus.
Ancient Rome and its empire had the concept of asylum at its heart. Its legacy provided inspiration for centres of power around the world, but today outsiders are no longer welcome.
Migration governance without immigration detention is desirable and achievable. Eliminating all detention will universally benefit citizens, migrants and everyone in between.
Financial support for refugees is underpinned by conditions that can exclude those who want to live as independently as possible.
The Merger draws on the conventions of the sports film to explore and challenge attitudes towards refugees in Australia.
Human rights organisations worry that the UNHCR may be helping refugees return to war zones and, as an enabler of repatriation, are helping Kenya to violate refugees' rights
The 2001 federal election was a watershed moment for Australian national security that has set a policy agenda for almost two decades.
So far immigration has not had a prominent place in the campaign, but Scott Morrison will try to change that on Sunday.
When we read press reports about immigration it pays to think about what motivates the journalists.