Migration governance without immigration detention is desirable and achievable. Eliminating all detention will universally benefit citizens, migrants and everyone in between.
Reported abuses include serving moldy bread, delaying medical care and subjecting detainees to sexual harassment, sexual assault and bullying.
Changes to immigration rules have left migrants without family and friends in the UK trapped in immigration detention – despite being granted bail.
Speechless is an opera written in response to the Australian Human Rights Commission's 2014 report into children in immigration detention.
Alleged 'enemy combatants' held at Guantánamo Bay who went on hunger strikes to protest their indefinite detention were force-fed by the US military. Today, ICE is force-feeding immigrant detainees.
Some young people are taken to immigration detention as they approach their 18th birthday.
Australia is proposing some of the toughest citizenship stripping laws in the world as it steps up efforts to curb extremist attacks - but the proposed law could run into significant legal hurdles
Psychotropic medication is 'pharmaceutical violence' against migrant children and other incarcerated youth throughout the United States. Drug addiction is one consequence.
New data shows 73 pregnant women were detained for immigration reasons between July 2016 and November 2017.
The UK government presents itself as a pioneer in tackling modern slavery, but it doesn't allow victims to remain legally in the UK. Time is apt for the system to be overhauled.
While the UK does not indefinitely detain children, there are cases where minors are held – and in extreme cases, separated from their parents.
Over 200 children are still in asylum seeker detention within Australia and offshore – so why aren't we more outraged about that?
The experiences of women in Canada's immigration detention system reveal emotional distress, and even violence, before, during and after incarceration.
Why some women detained in Yarl's Wood Immigration Removal Centre are on hunger strike.
Several factors play a part when determining what kind of risk high levels of mould exposure can pose to human health.
Even if their partners or children are British, non-European men with precarious immigration status face potentially permanent separations from their families.
BBC Panorama has exposed violence and abuse of detainees at Brook House immigration removal centre.
The Australian government had and has the power to do things necessary to establish and maintain its immigration detention facility on Manus Island, despite detention violating PNG law.
In a free society, it ought never to be lawful for a government to detain people by executive order alone.
Rights and living conditions vary depending where immigrants are detained.