Australia is becoming more diverse, but these charts show we are still predominantly an Anglo society with strained relations with other cultures, particularly Indigenous and Muslim Australians.
S'gaw Karen girls of Khun Yuam District, Mae Hong Son Province, Thailand.
When immigrants come to the US, it isn't just the people who assimilate. The microbes in their gut also become Westernized after living here. This may predispose them to diseases like obesity.
New York City is one of the world’s most cosmopolitan cities, with 37 percent of its population foreign-born.
A sociologist interviewed hundreds of immigrants in New York, Barcelona and Paris. Here's what they say those cities get right — and do wrong — when integrating foreign-born residents.
Chinese students in Canberra for the 2008 Beijing Olympics torch relay.
Chinese students make up the largest portion of international students in Australia. To ensure our A$28bn international education sector continues to thrive we need to pay more attention to why.
Both first- and second-generation immigrants in British Columbia and Ontario outperformed their non-immigrant counterparts in science literacy, in the 2015 Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development Programme for International Student Assessment.
First and second-generation immigrants perform well in many Canadian provinces that take an "accommodation" approach.
The son of Pakistani immigrants was told at school he'd never even make it to university.
New census data gives insight into Canada’s immigrant population, including how English language proficiency can impact wages. Here, a group of new Canadians take part in a citizenship ceremony in Ottawa in September.
(THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick)
New census data provides a chance to understand why immigrants earn lower wages than Canadians who have been here for many generations. Whether immigrants speak English at home may be a clue.
Living with your heritage.
It can be a painful experience to be rejected by your heritage culture.
We need a clear understanding of how well immigrant students perform in education systems in order to best serve them.
(AP Photo/Christine Armario)
The future of our country depends on our youth. Many of our youth are immigrant students and we need to understand how to best support them so we can thrive as a nation.
As Italy confirms its ban on Sikhs carrying holy daggers, should the judiciary be deciding what our societies look like or what defines our cultural values?
A Turkish festival in London’s Clissold Park.
Followers of the Gulen movement are trying to foster community cohesion.
We need to adapt learning styles to suit those whose first language isn’t English.
Students from non-English speaking backgrounds learn differently depending on the types and number of languages they speak and are literate in.
Migrant children often adapt to their host country much quicker than their parents.
Migrant children often become interpreters for their parents in settings like the doctor's office, legal situations and even in parent-teacher interviews. This can be a burden and affect their health.
Welcoming migrants and integrating them is a national security issue.
The attacks in Paris are putting refugees in the crosshairs, yet it's the integration of these and past migrants that are key to the security of Europe.
What is behind Asian-American success?
Nicola Sapiens De Mitri
Asian-American kids are often viewed as high-achieving and smart. Does such a stereotype contribute to their academic success?
Second-generation immigrant students have a unique advantage.
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A new study has found that second-generation immigrant kids have a unique advantage over first-generation or even third-generation immigrants.
Race rally in Paris.
Recent events in Paris – the massacre at the editorial offices of Charlie Hebdo in the 11th arrondissement and the hostage situation at a supermarket near Porte de Vincennes – committed by terrorists with…
Which team did you support in the first 2015 Asian Cup game between Australia and Kuwait, in Melbourne?
The passions of some Australians attending games in the 2015 Asian Cup that don’t involve the Socceroos has generated more comment than the crowd at the Australian games. Most notably, in their first game…