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University of Canberra professorial fellow Michelle Grattan and senior lecturer in political science Michael de Percy discuss the week in politics.
Is the British government doing enough?
Theresa May's proposals for curbs on uncontrolled migration are both unimaginative and disingenuous.
A display of life jackets worn by refugees during their crossing from Turkey to Greece.
The U.N. and other leaders met to discuss coordinating an international response to unprecedented numbers of refugees and migrants. Two migration experts examine issues the summits left unresolved.
Malcolm Turnbull will recount the story of Aliir Aliir, who grew up in a refugee camp in Kenya after his family fled the civil war in Sudan and this year made his debut for the Sydney Swans.
Malcolm Turnbull will tell the United Nations General Assembly climate change threatens 'the future of generations around the globe'.
Malcolm Turnbull addresses a high-level refugee meeting at the United Nations headquarters in New York.
Malcolm Turnbull’s various New York comments about border control and refugee policies have been heavy on self-congratulation of Australia. The biggest missing element has been any announcement of a solution…
Asia is home to the world’s largest known stateless group, the Rohingya.
Unless managed more effectively, forced migration will have permanent and intensifying negative impacts on countries across the globe.
Malcolm Turnbull has announced a permanent rise in Australia’s humanitarian refugee intake to nearly 19,000.
A new policy to take refugees from Central America may be paving the way to solve the refugee problem on Manus Island and Nauru.
One Nation senator Pauline Hanson wants a ban on further Muslim immigration to Australia.
Public attitudes toward migration are a key driver of political instability and controversy across Europe and North America.
Malcolm Turnbull has an opportunity to show leadership on a regional refugee solution.
Turnbull can show leadership in the current talks in New York by driving an Asian regional solution to the global refugee crisis.
Life in limbo at the Azraq Syrian refugee camp in Jordan.
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.
Migrants, blocked from going further into Europe, sit in a park in central Belgrade.
Blocked from crossing borders further into Europe, migrants are turning to smugglers.
Can and should Australia be doing more to resettle refugees?
Should Australia stick with its current model of state-controlled refugee resettlement schemes? Or are there other models we can learn from?
Some Americans are fearful of allowing Syrians to resettle in the U.S.
The US has met its goal for resettling Syrian refugees in 2016, and will aim to take in 110,000 more in 2017. A migration expert examines whether fears of their arrival are well founded.
Somali families on a bus taking them back home to Somalia from Kenya’s Dadaab refugee camp in a voluntary repatriation programme.
Maintaining a large refugee population when the country is struggling to deal with its own challenges is a big ask
Protesters in Melbourne calling for immigration detention centres on Nauru and Manus Island to close.
The Senate has set up an inquiry into the treatment of asylum seekers and refugees on Nauru and Manus Island, to report by late March next year.
Humanitarian crises across the globe are often in unreachable and volatile places.
Getting assistance to populations in need demands new ways of doing development that are smarter, faster and more efficient.
Refugee artist Eaten Fish has attracted international attention for his powerful cartoons of life on Manus Island.
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A young Iranian detained on Manus Island has won a prestigious international award for his cartoons reflecting life there. Our government should allow this young man to fly to the US to accept his award.
San José, Costa Rica.
A new program seeks to divert Central Americans who are fleeing violence from crossing the U.S. border. An expert on Costa Rica explains why the tiny country was chosen and the challenges they face.
Encounters at an open day at a Paris mosque.
How literary analysis led one scholar to develop a theory of how immigrants become connected to their host society -- and therefore unlikely to attack it.