The government will urgently legislate after the High Court on Tuesday outlined its reasons for its decision that indefinite immigration detention was unconstitutional.
Asylum seekers queue outside the Home Affairs office in Cape Town to extend their asylum seeker permits.
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The White Paper’s proposals are vague and seek to solve problems that are not about immigration.
This week, the High Court made an order which overturns the laws on which much of Australia’s immigration system is based. What happens to the law, and those most affected by it, now?
The overturning of almost 20 years of legal precedent allowing indefinite detention is a watershed moment. But stateless people in Australia have few rights and little say over their futures.
Elon Musk and Texas congressman Tony Gonzales stand in front of a group of South American migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border.
Elon Musk’s visit to the U.S.-Mexico border played into false tropes that paint asylum seekers as dangerous criminals.
Admitting refugees based on their skills risks setting a dangerous precedent, and Canada would be wise to proceed with caution.
Canada has cultivated a reputation for being welcoming toward refugees. However, a new pilot program risks jeopardizing that reputation by making asylum seekers prove their economic worth.
Many second- and third-generation Latinos feel insecure about their Spanish-speaking abilities.
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Young Latinos in the US often navigate a contradictory landscape: Their parents see them as not Latino enough, while teachers and peers view them as not American enough.
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Currently, when a visa applicant or their child has a health condition or disability likely to incur ‘a significant cost to the Australian community’ they can be deported.
The Start-Up Visa program is designed to help foreign entrepreneurs gain permanent residence in Canada.
The Start-Up Visa program is falling short in a number of key areas, including job creation, global trade opportunities and the long-term viability of businesses.
Victims’ names engraved in a metal overhang, part of the Triangle Shirtwaist Memorial, are reflected in mirroring panels along the sidewalk.
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On Oct. 11, 2023, a new memorial was unveiled at the site of the 1911 fire. A cadre of young Jewish women helped push for change in the wake of the tragedy.
An inquiry into conditions at Brook House immigration removal centre found ‘credible evidence’ of breaches of human rights.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie in 2004, shortly after the publication of ‘Purple Hibiscus.’
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African immigrant writers possess particularly acute insights into the way race and racism affect daily life in the US.
With immigration soaring, warnings about its impact on population distribution, housing and business innovation have gone largely undiscussed during the election campaign.
Eleven years is far too long for a final decision on asylum claims. The government’s vision is for a new system that will be both faster and fairer.
The Nixon review has made 30 recommendations to improve Australia’s visa system. The government has pledged to act to improve compliance resources, in particular.
Sweden’s Minister for Migration Maria Malmer Stenergard has faced a backlash for her proposal.
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Doctors, teachers and dentists are to be forced to report undocumented migrants to the authorities but they are refusing to comply.
Blaming international students for Canada’s problems distracts attention away from finding genuine solutions.
International students frequently face challenges finding suitable places to live. Instead of blaming them, the government should be helping them.
Your chest tightens, like an elephant is sitting on it. Pain streaks down your arm and you break out in a cold sweat. You feel light-headed and you’re pretty sure you’re having a heart attack. So when…
Digital nomad programs have proliferated in recent years. Now, Canada is seeking to use the idea to attract highly skilled tech workers.
The Canadian government wants to attract digital nomads to come to Canada. However, to be successful the program requires clarity on issues like tax and social benefits.
Illustration of refugee children.
Research shows that despite Indonesia progress in providing education access for refugee children, the pandemic has made several barriers for the implementation.