The UK may be setting itself up to detain many people for indefinite periods.
The Australian experience of deterring and punishing asylum seekers who arrive by boat should serve as a warning rather than a blueprint for the UK.
The UK government’s plan to remove asylum seekers will likely face legal challenges.
The absence of reliable quantitative data makes it difficult – if not impossible – to hold Home Affairs, the police and other state entities to account.
Children who arrive alone in the UK should be treated equally to other children.
With the expiration of a pandemic-era restriction, the Biden administration is set to impose a new rule to curtail immigration at the US-Mexico border.
The Home Affairs and Immigration Ministers Clare O'Neil and Andrew Giles have announced that people on TPV and SHEV Visas will be eligible to apply
Britain is now desperately short of workers in some sectors. Yet our interviews with 100 women aged 50 and over show how hard it is for them to find secure employment
Policies designed to help only ‘genuine’ victims of trafficking have a long, fraught history.
Many asylum applications are rejected on grounds that dismiss the dire situations in applicants’ countries of origin.
Detention at Manus Island was not the same as detention at Auschwitz, writes Jordana Silverstein. But the historical insights from those who were in those places echo through time, across generations.
A report finds that Canada’s flawed deportation process undermines refugee protection. Here’s why it must be reformed so that it meets Canada’s human rights obligations.
A formal legal investigation would be needed to determine whether the Florida governor and associates violated human trafficking or other laws.
One woman has used her academic research and personal experience to explore the idea of ‘acceptable’ and ‘undeserving’ refugees.
The continuing precarity and vulnerability to violence has long term consequences for these women’s health and well-being.
The Coalition government had hoped that news of the boat would support its claim a Labor government would encourage the people smuggler trade, which would in turn sway some voters at the last moment.
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.
Migrant deaths are inevitable thanks to the lack of a coherent policy between the US and Mexico.