Ancient Rome and its empire had the concept of asylum at its heart. Its legacy provided inspiration for centres of power around the world, but today outsiders are no longer welcome.
Migration governance without immigration detention is desirable and achievable. Eliminating all detention will universally benefit citizens, migrants and everyone in between.
Financial support for refugees is underpinned by conditions that can exclude those who want to live as independently as possible.
The Merger draws on the conventions of the sports film to explore and challenge attitudes towards refugees in Australia.
Human rights organisations worry that the UNHCR may be helping refugees return to war zones and, as an enabler of repatriation, are helping Kenya to violate refugees' rights
The 2001 federal election was a watershed moment for Australian national security that has set a policy agenda for almost two decades.
So far immigration has not had a prominent place in the campaign, but Scott Morrison will try to change that on Sunday.
When we read press reports about immigration it pays to think about what motivates the journalists.
Many employers remain unaware of the law around employing refugees and migrants – even if they could help fill staff shortages.
The recent decision by the Ontario government to drastically cut funds for legal aid will cause hardship for many low-income residents of Ontario and for refugees claimants.
Immigration has featured as an issue in every Australian election since 2001. But the numbers often tell a different story from the political posturing.
It's not necessarily because of Islamophobia.
Refugee self-reliance is a laudable goal, yet self-reliance agendas must account for refugees' individual circumstances.
Canada wants to expand a Canada-U.S. pact to make it tougher for asylum-seekers from the U.S. to come to Canada. The question is: What will Canada have to give the United States to get them to agree?
Parkland, Florida, where 17 people died in a school shooting on Valentine's Day 2018, was already a place of highly secure, gated communities, so the survivors instead united against guns and hate.
The lengthy nature of some of Africa's wars is one of the main hindrances to ending the "refugee cycle".
The revolution begun by Syrians exactly eight years ago has been won – by the murderous leader they rebelled against. But the struggle for freedom, dignity and justice Syrians launched is not over.
Immigration is seen as a global crisis, but the distribution of immigrants is anything but equal. Which countries have the most? Where they come from? Data provides some surprising answers.
The Syrian civil war has ended, but there are millions of Syrian refugees living in Turkey, Jordan and Lebanon. With danger from a hostile regime back in Syria, what will happen to them now?
The current community support program that allows Australians to sponsor a refugee's resettlement is flawed. It exploits the goodwill of the community while shifting costs away from the government.