Title 42 has triggered criticisms from immigration advocates and public health experts. But some still want to keep it in place and delay accepting asylum-seekers.
Regularization programs that help refugees and migrants become permanent residents have tremendous positive outcomes for both migrants and society.
A UK plan to move asylum seekers on its shores to Rwanda has been met with stiff opposition from human rights organizations. But the UK persists, and Rwanda is all too willing.
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.
A sociologist shares what his research has taught him about migration.
Italian aid workers charged with helping migrants travel through the country were acquitted in May 2022. But migrants are often not well received in Europe, despite a welcome of Ukrainian refugees.
The deal undermines every human being’s right to seek asylum and commitments enshrined in the Refugee Convention.
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.
Refugees have waited in limbo for almost two years for Australia’s borders to reopen. So, why hasn’t Australia done more to ramp up its resettlement program, like Canada and the US?
It’s vital not to lose sight of who the people trapped on the Belarus/Poland border are and how they came to be there.
The Biden administration has used a public health provision to deport thousands of Haitian migrants entering the US via Mexico.
While this is a positive step, it still does not allow the Murugappan family to return to their home of Biloela in Queensland, and their situation still has some way to play out in the courts.
This important case because represents a rare litigation win for an asylum seeker. He doesn’t automatically get the right to stay in Australia, but he’s won damages — and that’s unusual.
This excessive spending raises serious raise questions about the government’s long-term planning for refugees stuck in limbo.
Those who have been released have little financial or social support, confining them to lives of precarity, dependency and impoverishment in our community.
In some cases, women are left without food or anywhere to live for the duration of their pregnancy.
As a zoonotic virus, COVID-19 is itself a symptom of human-influenced climate change. It is also indicative of the humanitarian impact of future environmental crises.
This is a system that will likely become even worse given the impact of Brexit and the backlog of cases created by the pandemic.
The policy and law applying to refugees and asylum seekers in South Africa is largely progressive. But, in practice, they continue to endure hardship and unfair treatment by officials.