As the U.S. considers its own private refugee sponsorship program, it should look to Canada. History shows that large-scale adoption is possible and can bridge divides on immigration.
The power in Gurnah’s writing lies in his ability to complicate the Manichean divisions of enemies and friends.
Our “Self-Reliance Index” helps organisations and governments assess how their programmes are doing in helping refugees to become self-reliant.
Across three exhibitions in NSW and Queensland, we studied how creating and sharing art can build community connections.
Borders continue to be the setting of various migration management experiments at the expense of people’s rights.
The Biden administration has used a public health provision to deport thousands of Haitian migrants entering the US via Mexico.
Without appropriate support, it’s more likely people will break COVID restrictions, for example go to work, or gather in family groups for support.
The dangerous situation faced by Afghans who want to flee, but can’t, shows how unwilling or unprepared the US and other countries are to deal with refugees.
European leaders expressed solidarity with people trapped in Kabul with no reference to the people trapped in makeshift camps on its periphery.
The Conservative pledge to replace government-assisted refugee places with more private sponsorship focuses on the integration potential of refugees rather than their protection needs. That’s wrong.
The latest border protection move from the UK government could breach international law.
Refugee women reported less internet use than men across all online activities, including banking, education, health services and social services.
Everyone has the right to have a country to seek asylum, but it will need international cooperation to get the Taliban to honour this right.
When people fled the new United States in the 18th century, they were taken in by the British Empire but became disillusioned by unfulfilled British promises.
Here are some ways to support people from Afghanistan locally, nationally and overseas.
Indonesia, as well as many other countries that will see an increase in Afghan refugees and asylum seekers, will be put to a test of humanity and will have to act quickly.
An ‘orderly departure program’ similar to the one set up after the Vietnam War could offer a vital pathway out of Afghanistan for refugees over the next several years.
Uganda is making an effort in a neighbourhood where few other countries have the same enthusiasm.
Faith-based organizations have been central partners in resettling refugees in the United States. But there are signs that support may be waning.
The Afghans people surveyed were optimistic and positive about their lives in Australia — and felt welcome in their communities.