The release of more than 140 ex-detainees from immigration detention has prompted a panicked government response. So, what does the legislation say, and what happens now?
The government seeks to end the year with a series of new announcements, but the ongoing crisis with the high court decision overshadows the government’s work.
New preventative detention legislation will be brought into the Senate as an amendment. The changes will allow the preventative detention of those who are considered a terrorist risk.
The government will urgently legislate after the High Court on Tuesday outlined its reasons for its decision that indefinite immigration detention was unconstitutional.
The White Paper’s proposals are vague and seek to solve problems that are not about immigration.
This week, the High Court made an order which overturns the laws on which much of Australia’s immigration system is based. What happens to the law, and those most affected by it, now?
The overturning of almost 20 years of legal precedent allowing indefinite detention is a watershed moment. But stateless people in Australia have few rights and little say over their futures.
Elon Musk’s visit to the U.S.-Mexico border played into false tropes that paint asylum seekers as dangerous criminals.
Canada has cultivated a reputation for being welcoming toward refugees. However, a new pilot program risks jeopardizing that reputation by making asylum seekers prove their economic worth.
Young Latinos in the US often navigate a contradictory landscape: Their parents see them as not Latino enough, while teachers and peers view them as not American enough.
Currently, when a visa applicant or their child has a health condition or disability likely to incur ‘a significant cost to the Australian community’ they can be deported.
The Start-Up Visa program is falling short in a number of key areas, including job creation, global trade opportunities and the long-term viability of businesses.
On Oct. 11, 2023, a new memorial was unveiled at the site of the 1911 fire. A cadre of young Jewish women helped push for change in the wake of the tragedy.
An inquiry into conditions at Brook House immigration removal centre found ‘credible evidence’ of breaches of human rights.
African immigrant writers possess particularly acute insights into the way race and racism affect daily life in the US.
With immigration soaring, warnings about its impact on population distribution, housing and business innovation have gone largely undiscussed during the election campaign.
Eleven years is far too long for a final decision on asylum claims. The government’s vision is for a new system that will be both faster and fairer.
The Nixon review has made 30 recommendations to improve Australia’s visa system. The government has pledged to act to improve compliance resources, in particular.
Doctors, teachers and dentists are to be forced to report undocumented migrants to the authorities but they are refusing to comply.
International students frequently face challenges finding suitable places to live. Instead of blaming them, the government should be helping them.