Many want to come to the United States, as an asylee, a migrant or a citizen. But those journeys have become more complicated.
Both in 19th-century America and today, the initiative and choices of those making the journey are often ignored.
A survey of San ostrich eggshell beads - a common find at archaeological sites - paints a bigger picture of hunter-gatherers, herders and shifting cultural tradition.
Immigration authorities cast doubt on the motives of marriages between African nationals and Europeans, violating these couples’ right to family life
Directly linking climate change with aggression and mass migration risks dehumanising those vulnerable to environmental stresses. Mufazzar's story does the opposite.
London’s superdiversity offers a safe and welcoming space for European citizens – but Brexit poses a real challenge to it.
When visa services are run in the interests of profit rather than border governance, corrupt tactics can be used to benefit the providers’ bottom line.
Over the last 35 years, the number of Americans who have moved has steadily declined to nearly half of their previous levels.
There is substantial difference in what's happening to migration from inside and outside the EU.
People can find themselves waiting for an asylum decision for many years, facing multiple barriers and struggling to fill the hours in their days.
The demands on land and resources from our fast-growing cities are unsustainable, as are the wastes they produce. Yet still our leaders act as if unlimited growth is possible.
It's feared many of the 39 people found dead in a lorry in southeast England were Vietnamese. What else could be done to prevent another such tragedy from happening again?
The 39 migrants who froze to death in a lorry crossing the channel join hundreds more who have died trying to get into Europe over land.
Only rarely are refugees’ and migrants’ words taken into account about the reception system in Europe. And what they tell us is frightening.
Trump officials plan to send asylum seekers from the US to El Salvador while their claims are processed. That would expose these vulnerable people to grave dangers, says a political violence expert.
The US is violating its own law governing treatment of refugees.
Efforts to regulate the lucrative mining venture are not proving successful due to collusion and corruption.
The new Greek government is putting in place new measures to stop the flow of refugees crossing the Aegan Sea.
Billions of bogong moths are setting out from Queensland, but not reaching Victoria. We need citizen scientists to help figure out where they're ending up.
Climate change has got to the point that communities around the world are having to contemplate moving. It's never an easy process, but good planning improves the prospects of successful relocation.