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Since the 1970s, Australian immigration policy has changed dramatically, meaning Afghan refugees face far greater hurdles than those who fled Saigon after the Vietnam War.
The Canadian government’s employment of AI technology needs to be transparent.
A responsible approach to the use of artificial intelligence by government requires transparency. The Canadian government’s use of AI in making immigration decisions warrants further investigation.
With the pandemic, pathways to permanent residence have been disrupted.
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The system turns employers into immigration enforcement officers and generates a population of people without status who live and work in Canada without a clear path to security of presence or livelihood.
If the UK loses the highly skilled and experienced migrant workers who currently prop up the sector, a major crisis could emerge.
Some colleges may have to scramble to make plans to keep international students enrolled.
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A new immigration rule may force some international students to leave the country.
Fewer students from abroad expected to study in the U.S.
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If fewer students from other countries enroll in US colleges and universities this fall due to COVID-19, the effects would be felt well beyond the campus, an expert warns.
People can find themselves waiting for an asylum decision for many years, facing multiple barriers and struggling to fill the hours in their days.
A new Trump ruling will prohibit virtually all Central American migrants from seeking asylum in the United States.
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Scripture strongly and unequivocally affirms the obligation to treat strangers with dignity and hospitality, says a Christian scholar who turns to the Bible for guidance on Trump’s immigration policy.
A group of Mexican laborers boarding a train in Chicago to be deported in 1951.
Trump has expanded and escalated the most punitive policies he inherited from his predecessors.
Asylum seekers stare at media from behind a fence at the Manus Island detention centre, 2014.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison can learn from the pitfalls that contributed to the downfall of the Rudd and Gillard governments.
More by luck than design, recent recent levels of immigration seem to be in a ‘goldilocks zone’ that balances economic, social and environmental objectives.
Immigration is neither the problem nor solution in many areas where Australia is off-track, from government debt to environmental action.
Asylum seekers, lining up in Tijuana in 2018.
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Only three countries charge people who seek asylum fees. The rationale for not doing that is clear.
Much of the debate around low-skilled migration is built around misunderstandings.
Much immigration policy is based around three misunderstandings – on what employers, the public and migrants themselves want.
Nixon’s Operation Intercept in 1969 led to massive traffic jams.
Both presidents brought border traffic and trade to a standstill in hopes of changing Mexican policy in the drug war. And both failed to achieve their goals.
The Morrison government’s population plan looks to reduce the concentration of growth in the big cities and to raise the benefit-cost ratio of population change more broadly.
Population growth has pros and cons, and the Morrison government’s plan is less about a change in immigration numbers than about increasing the benefits and minimising the costs.
Mingoola resident Julia Harpham has led the way in welcoming African migrant families to revitalise the tiny NSW township.
Encouraging migrants to move to regional areas could be a win-win’ scenario, as long as policymakers pay attention to five key factors.
Trump has signed a law aimed at curbing sex trafficking.
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Governments should heed the expertise of the grassroots nonprofits that witness this scourge firsthand.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with Québec Premier François Legault last month.
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Canada’s recent decision to temporarily stop deporting Haitians and Venezuelans reaffirms the nation’s commitment to vulnerable people. However, Quebec’s recent policies don’t match with Canada’s.
Current levels of population growth become a problem for Australians when investment in infrastructure like public transport fails to keep up.
Population growth in Australia is a problem mainly because of the lack of a coherent national policy to manage it. The focus needs to be on maintaining quality of life through sustainable growth.
Xenophobic attacks in South Africa have been a major concern for organisations working with migrants.
Widespread concerns about the levels of immigration in South Africa make the issue appeal to voters across the economic and racial spectrum.