Today’s immigrants — who mostly come from the Global South — face a system of ever more complex chutes and ladders when it comes to their status in Canada.
In Tunisia, scapegoating migrants diverts from the continuous failure of government to solve deep economic and social crisis.
Rather than demonize migrants, legislators everywhere should address the issues that force them to migrate.
Recognizing the challenges posed by climate-induced displacement is important. But officials must avoid rhetoric about displaced people that can fuel xenophobia.
The UK may be setting itself up to detain many people for indefinite periods.
Tunisia is behaving like many other countries confronted by social, political and economic challenges - it’s blaming migrants as a ploy to divert attention.
Children who arrive alone in the UK should be treated equally to other children.
With the expiration of a pandemic-era restriction, the Biden administration is set to impose a new rule to curtail immigration at the US-Mexico border.
Immigrant care workers are having to work into retirement age to make ends meet. The Canadian government must do more to support them.
Ukrainian families taking refuge in the UK face barriers and misunderstanding as well as kindness.
The European Union is a confederation of states, each with its own agenda and perspective. As a result, the EU’s responses to migration crises are critically flawed.
Canada is sidelining qualified doctors while many Canadians struggle to find health care. Here’s what we can and must do better for internationally trained physicians.
Amendments to the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations fail to address the power imbalances at the heart of the temporary foreign worker program.
Increasing fears about crime in Chile can be attributed to the recent influx of immigrants, but research shows those concerns aren’t based in reality.
A passport from the United Arab Emirates will get you into far more destinations than one from Afghanistan. Gaps like this have big implications for people’s ability to travel, reside and work.
Italy’s administration has adopted increasingly hostile policies towards migrants of late. Yet, history reminds us the latter may not be that different from past generations of Italians.
Immigration targets can be useful and expedient for policymaking. In the public arena, they need to be more fully understood if immigration debates are to be based on reality.
Canada’s population is more diverse than ever, with many different languages represented. Government policy must reflect that diversity and offer meaningful support to minority languages.
A new historical study looking at migration into the US suggests restricting low-skilled immigration boosts low-skilled wages in the short term – but ends up hurting local workers’ wages longer-term.
Immigration might be making it easier for doctors to enter New Zealand, but if the licensing process doesn’t change we still risk losing much-needed skills to other countries.