Based on how other diseases have moved through refugee camps, there is an urgent need to protect refugees in camps and informal settlements from COVID-19.
Extreme weather events prompt people to move, a trend that could accelerate in a warming climate. But the ability to migrate internally in the US depends largely on economic status.
Immigrants and other newcomers to Canada are worried about maintaining their relationships and staying afloat, and need government consideration and support.
Migrants have been left to die in the Mediterranean as Italy and Malta declared their harbours 'unsafe' in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic.
If Australia wants to avoid a Singapore-style spike in COVID-19 cases, it must encourage its unlawful migrant workers to come forward for testing.
Economic lockdowns and border restrictions have caused cross-border movement to plunge. Could this be the beginning of a system that's more resistant to global ecological disaster and pandemics?
Borders in southern Africa -- as on the entire continent -- were arbitrarily imposed by former colonial powers, and aren't respected.
The current lockdown in Zimbabwe is going to provide a stern test for its informal economy, which is the country's dominant economy and employs 90% of people.
Long before coronavirus hit Australia we were moving less between states and regions. Some worry about economic impacts, but a greater concern is inequality if some people find themselves 'trapped'.
Through their exposure to new trends in knowledge production, African academics in the diaspora can contribute to equipping African students for the global economy.
The US may be in sight from the border towns of Sonora, Mexico, but the trip is far from over. Cartels control the desert territory that divides the two countries – and no one gets through for free.
Second-generation migrants in Britain report more discrimination.
Joseph Shabalala would grow world famous for his music. But it is shaped by the spiritual aspects of his life as much as it is by the hardships of black life - and by his dreams.
A new Human Rights Watch report finds many Salvadoran deportees are killed once home, often by the gangs they fled. Rampant impunity means El Salvador can't protect vulnerable people from violence.
Prince was a musical genius, but he didn't come of age in a vacuum. A human geographer explains how Minneapolis' unique musical culture nurtured and inspired the budding star.
Research in Sicily finds that anti-immigration policies don't slow the flow of immigrants, but do hurt local residents in communities where migrants first arrive.
Soil and water conservation projects can create fertile farmlands and change migration patterns linked to land degradation in Burkina Faso.
Migrants benefit from attachment experiences that help them form a sense of belonging, build resilience and negotiate their quality of life.
Research consistently finds that immigration has little, if any, impact on the employment prospects of UK-born workers. But it doesn't account for possible regional variations.
Many want to come to the United States, as an asylee, a migrant or a citizen. But those journeys have become more complicated.