There are many ways to keep numbers down.
The coalition prioritised cutting migrant numbers but has also made life more difficult for those still coming in.
Walking a fine line.
David Cameron has opened discussions at the European Council about the changes he wants to see in the European Union ahead of a UK referendum on membership. This is an unprecedented step. It is the first…
Men in Calais see their chance.
David Cameron seems surprised that desperate people are trying to come to the UK. He must only read the British press.
Migrants are increasingly attempting to enter Europe overland from the East.
With thousands dying in the Mediterranean, migrants and refugees have started coming to Europe by land. And countries in the East aren't happy.
Migrants entering the EU on bicycles via Macedonia.
One of the main premises of strict immigration policies is that states have total rights over their territory. That doesn't make much sense.
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Foreign-born nurses working in the UK do a vital job in the face of discrimination, but their recruitment helps entrench global healthcare inequality.
Applicants queue up for foreign residency permits in Dominican Republic.
International reporting of the Caribbean country's migrant crisis is in danger of missing the point of what the authorities have actually done.
Canterbury Tales mural (1939), Library of Congress.
The Refugee Tales is a modern reconstruction of Chaucer's classic pilgrimage – this time, telling the largely unspoken realities of immigration detention.
From the UK, to Canada, Australia and the states – our opinions about the military are usually wrong.
St Anton, Austria: living together isn’t always easy.
An expert spent seven years studying the interactions between locals and immigrants: this is what he found.
Sunrise, sunset: Syrian refugees arrive on the Greek island of Kos.
The EU's proposal to relocate 40,000 Syrian and Eritrean nationals from Greece and Italy to other EU Member States is not what it seems.
May’s attempt to stand firm on the migrant crisis has been cackhanded.
Theresa May defends her decision to refuse help to people risking their lives to come to Europe with some faulty evidence.
A member of the European Parliament expresses his frustration.
The UK is refusing to take just 2,000 refugees to help tackle the crisis in the Mediterranean. And it puts the EU on a knife edge.
The great Australian success story of Frank Lowy and many others like him would not have happened had Australia not accepted penniless refugees.
The problem with auctioning immigration places is that it puts the focus on short-term revenue-raising, rather than immigration’s more important medium- to long-term nation-building role.
Most of the migrants desperately crossing the Mediterranean from Africa are refugees.
The migration of early Africans into the Middle East, then across the Mediterranean into Europe and Asia – and eventually into the Americas and Australia and the Pacific Islands – is the origin of today’s humanity.
Tough on immigration? UKIP supporters are listening.
Ipsos Mori are asking thousands about their views on this polarising topic.
Would-be Europeans, survivors of a Mediterranean crossing gone wrong
German philosopher Jurgen Habermas once famously pronounced the European Union a force for good: A model for what he described as a “cosmopolitan world order.” The Nobel committee agreed and in 2012 awarded…
New Zealand citizen Kadhem Chilab Abbas paid with his life by answering Iraq’s call to arms against Islamic State.
The death of a New Zealand citizen who returned to Iraq has led some to query his status as a refugee. We need to be clear about what it means to be granted asylum and the rights of citizenship.
Enough is enough.
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It's absurd that Europe continues to blame migrants seeking a better life for their own fate.
A long way from a solution.
The proposed response to the Mediterranean migrant crisis could well do more harm than good.