A makeshift memorial where a tractor-trailer was discovered with 53 dead migrants inside, near San Antonio, Texas, June 29, 2022.
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A 1994 US policy was supposed to deter migration by securing popular access points. Instead, it drives people to enter the US by more hazardous means, such as being crammed in hot tractor-trailers.
A woman takes part in a protest in Montréal in January 2021 to demand status for all workers.
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Regularization programs that help refugees and migrants become permanent residents have tremendous positive outcomes for both migrants and society.
A couple rides on a float with a handcart during the parade for Pioneer Day, an annual Utah holiday, on July 24, 2019, in Salt Lake City.
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The Utah holiday is a reflection of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ slowly changing identity, a historian of Mormonism and migration writes.
People gather outside Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland’s office in Toronto for a rally led by current and former international students calling for changes to immigration rules during COVID-19 in September 2020.
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International students are not only ideal candidates for settlement in Canada, they’re also vital to our prosperity. So why is it so difficult for them to come to Canada, especially those from Africa?
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The Nationality and Borders Act could damage the UK’s ability to identify and support vulnerable people.
Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Marco Mendicino holds a press conference in Ottawa in November 2020.
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Addressing the housing issue by adopting a human right framework put Canada on an accelerated path to meet newcomer families’ housing needs.
A migrant from Haiti waits with others at a clinic for migrants in Tijuana, Mexico.
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In the last decision of the term, the Supreme Court cleared a barrier for the Biden administration to end a Trump-era policy returning asylum seekers arriving in the US to camps in Mexico.
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India is now the third-largest birthplace of Australian residents behind Australia and England, while for the first time less than half of the population has identified as Christian.
People stand on Parliament Hill in July 2021 alongside a makeshift memorial for children who died at Indian Residential Schools during a rally to demand an independent investigation into Canada’s crimes against Indigenous Peoples.
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Newcomers to Canada tend to be more supportive of Indigenous Peoples and reconciliation than other Canadians.
What role does long-term certainty play in immigration policy?
Government policy that provides certainty to immigrants will improve integration and, ultimately, boost the economy
Priti Patel and Rwandan Foreign Minister Vincent Biruta agreed the migration partnership in April 2022.
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The court blocked the UK from deporting asylum-seekers to Rwanda until after cases in the UK are decided.
Academic research plays an important role in helping dispel myths and misconceptions about migration.
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A sociologist shares what his research has taught him about migration.
Migrants from Latin America are traveling through Mexico as part of a caravan heading to the U.S.
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The US is convening Latin American countries in Los Angeles this week to discuss major regional issues. An expert explains 3 key things to know about one top concern – migration.
Harini Logan is embraced by her parents after winning the Scripps National Spelling Bee.
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Ensuring that children hone skills and build up credentials at a young age is part of a long-term plan common among the South Asian parents who immigrate to the United States.
Hiring discrimination patterns in Sweden echo those found in other European countries.
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A significant employment gap exists between Swedish-born and immigrant job seekers.
Jaskirat Singh Sidhu arrives for his sentencing hearing in Melfort, Sask., in March 2019.
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Sidhu is not being deported as punishment. He is being removed because he has been positioned as a foreigner in Canada who has lost the privilege to remain.
People pray at the scene of the mass shooting in Buffalo, N.Y., on May 15, 2022.
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The Buffalo mass shooting reignited discussion of replacement theory. This conspiracy isn’t new, but understanding its roots is helpful to understand its connection to extremism.
A boat carrying migrants was stranded off the coast of Morocco before it was rescued by a Spanish ship in September 2018.
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Italian aid workers charged with helping migrants travel through the country were acquitted in May 2022. But migrants are often not well received in Europe, despite a welcome of Ukrainian refugees.
A Haitian family poses for a photograph after after taking the oath of citizenship on Parliament Hill in 2019.
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Newcomers need settlement services to learn about life in Canada. Settlement agencies need to use online channels and communicate existing online services to help newcomers before they arrive.
Common approaches used to encourage internationally educated health-care professionals to work in smaller communities often focus primarily on attraction, but do not address the reasons why they tend to leave.
Small communities struggle to retain needed internationally educated health-care professionals. Challenges will persist until the compounding effects of social and professional isolation are addressed.