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.
It’s not just Ukrainians. In 2021, nearly 90 million people were forced to flee their homes.
A UK plan to move asylum seekers on its shores to Rwanda has been met with stiff opposition from human rights organizations. But the UK persists, and Rwanda is all too willing.
Our study found that overall, most people just aren’t motivated to take political action against Australia’s refugee policies – even if they strongly dislike them.
Our report sets out practical reforms that can be implemented relatively simply, within existing legislative provisions and with only minimal changes to policy and regulations.
Refugee law puts humanitarianism above considerations of state sovereignty.
More than 2 million Ukrainians have fled the country since the Russian invasion. The EU has welcomed the refugees, but research shows that host communities may tire of the newcomers.
International refugee law must be overhauled to consider climate change and include “deadly environments” as a form of persecution.
The Biden administration has used a public health provision to deport thousands of Haitian migrants entering the US via Mexico.
This important case because represents a rare litigation win for an asylum seeker. He doesn’t automatically get the right to stay in Australia, but he’s won damages — and that’s unusual.
By securitising refugees, in this case accusing them of instigating terror, the Kenyan government is compromising their social, economic and political rights as set out in international law.
Time in the camps does not move forward and educated refugees are stuck, without the opportunity to create a path for a better future.
The country has been praised for the humane treatment of its vast refugee population. Now questions arise about how it can continue to do so without without assistance from aid workers.
On paper, refugees on Kenyan soil have the full protection of local and international laws and regulations. But much more needs to be done on the ground to bring them in from the fringes of society.
Based on how other diseases have moved through refugee camps, there is an urgent need to protect refugees in camps and informal settlements from COVID-19.
Many African countries host large numbers of asylum seekers. But should they be held in camps, or be allowed to integrate into cities?
Ethiopia’s internally displaced populations are a stain on Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s first term in office.
Mexico says it emerged from tariff negotiations in Washington with its ‘dignity intact.’ But that dignity comes at great cost to the migrants fleeing extreme violence in Central America.
The 2001 federal election was a watershed moment for Australian national security that has set a policy agenda for almost two decades.
The intricacies of Lebanese politics mean Syrian refugees continue to be scapegoated.