The Biloela Tamil family will be able to remain in Australia until the asylum claim for the youngest daughter is properly assessed.
Of the original 31,000 refugees in the 'fast-track' visa caseload, nearly 8,200 are yet to have their applications processed. As a result, their lives remain in limbo.
On Samos, new arrivals set up camp where they can.
The new Greek government is putting in place new measures to stop the flow of refugees crossing the Aegan Sea.
The memorial to the Kindertransport refugees, Liverpool St Station, London.
The Kindertransport saved thousands of Jewish children from the Nazis before World War II. But planned reforms to UK asylum policy are putting refugee children at risk.
Julia Aylen wades through waist-deep water carrying her pet dog as she is rescued during Hurricane Dorian in Freeport, Bahamas.
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The effects of climate change will disproportionately affect the world's poorest, risking the lives and health of millions of people located mainly in the Global South.
The government faces volleys of anger from some noisy and many (usually) quiet Australians.
As the Sri Lankan Tamil family from Biloela prepares to learn their fate tomorrow, Scott Morrison and Peter Dutton can't avoid looking threadbare in terms of humanity.
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Jordan has a huge number of Syrian refugees and since 2016 it has let them legally enter the workforce.
Refugee camp in Tanzania.
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Incidents of violence and growing fear and uncertainty have pushed over 400 000 Burundians to seek refuge in neighbouring countries.
Getting into an Australian university is hard enough for many African refugees, completing their degree is even harder.
Australia has settled thousands of African refugees over the years yet fewer than one in ten go on to study in higher education.
The government of President Paul Biya is accused of committing atrocities against opponents.
Cameroon's English speaking people suffer gross marginalisation and are treated as second-class citizens by the Francophone government.
An Afghan Taliban patrol in Ghazni, central Afghanistan, in June.
A ceasefire with the Taliban won't make it safe to send more refugees back to Afghanistan.
There is help available for young refugees who find themselves homeless in Australia, if only they can find it.
Young refugees are at high risk of being homeless in Australia. A five-year study has found re-establishing connections with their communities was the pathway out of homeless for most of them.
“Give me your tired and your poor who can stand on their own two feet. And who will not become a public charge,” said Acting head of Citizenship and Immigration Services Ken Cuccinelli.
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During the Nazi era, roughly 300,000 additional Jewish refugees could have gained entry to the U.S. But the immigration law’s “likely to become a public charge” clause kept them out.
Citing scripture and church teachings, ever more Christians are pushing progressive policy positions based in their faith.
The religious right may have dominated US politics for decades, but progressive Christians are growing louder in their faith-based opposition to the Trump administration's immigration policies.
Attraction and retention: the key issues to get more immigrants to settle in regional Australia.
Migrants who've settled in regional Australia find jobs, get on with the locals and feel safe. So the government wants to know how to encourage more migrants to move there.
Polls show that Americans feel more welcoming toward immigrants than they have in the past.
Americans have never felt warmer toward immigrants, nor have they ever been more supportive of immigration.
Phoenix Raei plays an Iranian refugee forced to join a fight club in a detention centre in the film Below.
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In the film Below, a fight club is set up in a fictional, remote immigration detention centre. However the film’s shock tactics often feel manufactured, and risk exploiting the refugee crisis as mere backdrop.
Honduran migrant Vicky Chavez with her daughter Issabella on May 31, 2018 in the First Unitarian Church in Salt Lake City, where she sought protection from deportation in late 2017.
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The number of migrants living in churches has spiked recently in anticipation of threatened immigration raids, but churches have long protected refugees in an act of faith-based civil disobedience.
A Rohingya refugee girl sells vegetables in Kutupalong refugee camp, Bangladesh. Access to education is extremely limited in the camps, and most children — particularly girls — receive little to no formal education, Aug. 28, 2018.
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An estimated 500,000 Rohingya children, refugees from Myanmar, are growing up in Bangladesh in overcrowded camps with no access to formal education.
President Donald Trump keeps trying to change immigration law and the courts keep blocking him.
The Trump administration has once again tried to change immigration law, this time enacting severe limits on the rights of asylum-seekers. An immigration law expert says only Congress can do that.
A Syrian family loads their belongings as they evacuate an informal refugee camp in Deir Al-Ahmar, east Lebanon, June 9, 2019.
Will Syrian religious extremists migrate to the West as refugees in need – and then do harm? A team of researchers surveyed Syrian refugees in Lebanon, Jordan and Turkey to find out the answer.