Kenya says it will appeal a high court ruling blocking the closure of the Dadaab refugee camp. The country must now weigh national security against its international obligations.
An influx of people seeking shelter from conflict has sharpened attitudes against groups which have been in Europe for centuries.
Myanmar's Rohingya issue has become a full-blown humanitarian crisis that affects all of southeast Asia. ASEAN nations would do well do move beyond their non-interference policy and help.
Should the EU be giving money to repressive regimes to stop the flow of migrants?
Venezuelans, fleeing hunger and repression at home, have surpassed Central Americans as the top US asylum-seekers.
There were mixed reactions to refugees from the Spanish Civil War and the Nazis by the British press.
The Sri Lankan government has made little progress in providing accountability for wartime abuses.
What has happened to former residents since the camp was closed in October 2016.
Syrian refugees have been banned from the US for the next 120 days. Whatever happens next, the country they are fleeing will never be the same again.
There has been little recognition of how western governments furthered separation of families with disabled children, through immigration policies that ignored postwar humanitarian ideals.
Research shows empathy itself does not have any limits. If it appears limited, it is because of people's goals, values and choices.
As countries around the world deal with internal and international crises, the potential for faultlines to open is high.
When Germany goes to the polls in the second half of 2017, there is a chance that the status quo will prevail. This is a…
Sweden is not suffering a crime wave because of immigrants, but there are real obstacles to overcome in getting refugees into employement.
President Trump's executive orders are already causing chaos at the US-Mexico border, where 30,000 Haitian asylum-seekers are now trapped in legal limbo. It's the refugee crisis no one talks about.
Child refugees need to have access to quality language programs so they have a chance at doing well at school - and teachers also need to be given appropriate training.
Tony Abbott gave another jab at Malcolm Turnbull's leadership this week in a speech and in an interview on Sky.
The term 'genuine refugee' is thrown around often, yet few know the complicated process of how someone is deemed to be one.
A Kenyan court has ruled that the government's closure of Dadaab refugee camp is unconstitutional. This will affect the future of the refugees currently in the camp.
There are double standards underlying the difficulties faced by Afghan asylum seekers in the West.