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.
Immigrant care workers are having to work into retirement age to make ends meet. The Canadian government must do more to support them.
Amendments to the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations fail to address the power imbalances at the heart of the temporary foreign worker program.
Australia is rapidly expanding visa programs for Pacific Islanders to fill labour shortages. More needs to be done to overcome cultural tensions in local communities.
Countries that lean towards democracy are less likely to welcome Chinese labourers.
During the 2022 FIFA World Cup, many highlighted the controversial and politicized climate of the tournament, but sport and politics are rarely, if ever, separable.
Australian and New Zealand demand for seasonal workers is having a major impact on Pacific nations’ economies. It will be a hard cycle to break.
Migrant workers’ rights are indeed an ongoing issue in Qatar – but the country has passed reforms to improve workers’ rights, and it isn’t the only issue to define Qatar.
Staging the spectacle in Qatar has raised rights issues and concerns about the heat. But away from the controversy, there will be the usual mix of sporting moments, supporters’ joy and heartache.
Since borders reopened, backpacker numbers have have failed to recover as hoped.
In the Copperbelt the category of ‘expatriate’ recreated a dual wage structure that still persists.
The newly-announced regulation for recruiting and contracting migrant fishers has legal complexities that might harm future attempts to protect these workers.
Pacific nations are increasingly setting their own agendas, meaning Australia and New Zealand are having to learn to listen.
Whoever wins on May 21, protecting Pacific workers in Australia must be a policy priority, as temporary migration will continue to rise post-pandemic.
Exploitation flourishes because regulators do not routinely detect or punish labour law noncompliance.
A study of 25 heritage language schools in Edmonton shows how schools met the needs of migrant and front-line workers, resisted racism and built community for immigrants.
Undocumented migrant workers use Photovoice to share their experience working and living in Greece.
Defining skill shortage by lists of occupations is inﬂexible for a rapidly changing labour market. Australia needs a different approach to organise its temporary skilled migration programs.
Why did migrant agricultural workers suffer so greatly when the government had supposedly taken such care to ensure their safety?
Tying migrant workers to one employer as a visa condition stymies their capacity to act in the face of poor conditions.