Similar concerns were raised 40 years ago when the Department of Defence was formed, but the decision to merge several agencies is now held up for its strategic vision.
Tightening Canada's borders won’t deter asylum seekers. The proposed restrictions will only make refugees’ journeys more dangerous.
Too often, politicians use matters of national security for nakedly political advantage. It's a dangerous ploy, and it's time it stopped.
Even the world’s best available training – used to train police, border control agents and other security personnel – does not compensate for natural talent in face recognition.
A refugee law expert on a week of ‘reckless’ rhetoric and a new way to process asylum seeker claims.
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Today on Trust Me, I'm An Expert, a refugee legal expert busts myths about how proposed medical transfer rules would work, and described some of this week's border security rhetoric as 'reckless'.
As Congress and President Trump struggle to devise a coherent immigration policy along the US southern border, there are lessons from ancient history that could prove instructive.
Morrison told a news conference cabinet's national security committee had met early Tuesday to discuss the contingency planning already in train in anticipation of the bill's passage.
After 1.3 million migrants from the Middle East and Africa came to Europe in 2015, many countries built fences or closed their ports. That has pushed migrants to take riskier routes into the EU.
He said the $500 million would directly improve orderly regional processing and resettlement in the region and countries closer to where refugees originally come from.
What kind of a country is Canada? One which truly welcomes and respects immigrants and their lives and safety? Or one which just says it does but brutally detains and deports them?
President Trump proposes to send the National Guard to protect the southern US border. Instead of searching for your old civics textbook, here's a pocket history of the soldiers in the spotlight.
Politics Podcast: Peter Dutton on balancing interests in Home Affairs.
Peter Dutton says there is no basis to concerns about the excess power of the home affairs department.
A possible risk from Peter Dutton's outburst is if his remarks carry any impact in the US.
South Africa is only one piece in a larger puzzle of the heroin trade along the continents east coast.
New research questions the scale of support for tougher border security across Europe.
President Trump wants to renegotiate or eliminate NAFTA because of its impact on U.S. trade, but the accord is also a cornerstone of continental cooperation on security issues as well.
Despite Trump’s rhetoric, Mexicans are no longer crossing the border in massive numbers. Data show a new group of migrants is arriving, and for very different reasons.
As searches of smartphones and other digital devices at US borders become more common, can research and computer science help protect travelers' privacy?
Can Canada manage to keep up trade while also meeting US expectations for a safe border?
What do border walls cost? And do they work?