Regularization programs that help refugees and migrants become permanent residents have tremendous positive outcomes for both migrants and society.
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.
Newcomers need settlement services to learn about life in Canada. Settlement agencies need to use online channels and communicate existing online services to help newcomers before they arrive.
Four scholars of race, religion and immigration explain how US refugee and asylum policy has long been racially and religiously discriminatory in practice.
Richer nations are increasingly looking to offshore their immigration processing and further their own economic and political interests at the same time.
Refugees must be given the chance to work and make a full life for themselves in host countries.
The U.S. has promised to take in 100,000 Ukrainian refugees. But there is concern that this could further complicate efforts to welcome and resettle Afghan evacuees.
Wealthy states sort people into hierarchies, keeping ‘unwanted people’ in their regions of origin while facilitating mobility for supposedly ideal migrants.
Pastors have a limited role in asylum processes of Christian converts.
The Biden administration has used a public health provision to deport thousands of Haitian migrants entering the US via Mexico.
Indonesia, as well as many other countries that will see an increase in Afghan refugees and asylum seekers, will be put to a test of humanity and will have to act quickly.
Faith-based organizations have been central partners in resettling refugees in the United States. But there are signs that support may be waning.
Research on the connection between “liberal” or “caring” asylum policies and rates of crime shows that the humane treatment of refugees can have a beneficial effect on domestic security.
Vague promises to rescue certain groups of people are causing confusion.
While eastern European countries are quick to offer aid to Belarusians, this only highlights their harsh approach to refugees from the Middle East.
Data from Oxford University shows UK asylum applications are proportionally lower than Cyprus, Luxembourg and Iceland.
Immigration judges must base their decisions to grant asylum to immigrant children on whether these children have realistic fears of persecution. But other factors influence those decisions.
Amid rising inequality and social tensions, measures must be taken to protect refugees from the backlash and help them settle instead
The human rights act dictates that the UK is obliged to protect asylum seekers. So why is the home secretary ignoring it?