Refugees from non-English speaking backgrounds with disabilities face the twin obstacles of English language courses that don’t work for them and disability services that don’t speak their language.
Australia’s offshore detention policies have helped to produce indifference to the suffering of refugees. Pushing refugees out of sight, and out of mind, has now placed them beyond moral concern.
The prevailing narrative around migrant smuggling has clouded the public’s understanding of the issue by obfuscating the role smuggling plays in helping refugees gain asylum.
Our study found that overall, most people just aren’t motivated to take political action against Australia’s refugee policies – even if they strongly dislike them.
Stigma and discrimination can be upsetting to talk about and hard to describe. Creative activities can help to bring these experiences to light.
Most refugees rarely gain citizenship in host countries and the work that is available to them is informal, irregular and precarious.
A heartening 70% of British voters want to allow Ukrainians into the UK but only 50% feel the same way about Afghans. And the difference is even starker among those who vote Conservative.
Canadian refugee and immigration policy often leads with the head and the heart — and that works.
Our report sets out practical reforms that can be implemented relatively simply, within existing legislative provisions and with only minimal changes to policy and regulations.
These are ferociously intelligent books by two young female writers addressing the problems of gender, race and migration in Australia today.
The Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting in Kigali, Rwanda will be complicated by the UK’s plan to send refugees to Rwanda.
Government policy that provides certainty to immigrants will improve integration and, ultimately, boost the economy
Tourism, when co-created with refugees and asylum-seekers, can be a powerful tool for dismantling anti-immigrant attitudes.
A sociologist shares what his research has taught him about migration.
The UN refugee convention’s first protected category is race. Yet the current refugee system does not protect Haitians from racism and its consequences.
Third-country nationals are left powerless in the face of bureaucracies of asylum with only the help of others in the same situation.
Cash assistance programs can be designed with incentives that encourage local retailers to keep their prices steady.
The world’s indifference to Black African refugees is its own form of trauma.
It has taken less than 11 weeks for the Russia-Ukraine conflict to become the greatest trigger for human displacement in Europe since the entire six years of the Second World War.
Beyond allowing one family to go ‘home to Bilo’, what else we can expect the new Labor government will do about thousands more asylum seekers and refugees?