Canada has closed its borders to asylum-seekers and non-citizens because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Similar emergency measures over the years should teach us that now is not the time for nationalism.
Five years ago, communities in Italy and Greece volunteered to help migrants and refugees. Now that solidarity has disappeared. Why?
How the humanitarian consequences of the Syrian crisis have spilled across the region.
A review of more than 18,000 migration appeals cases shows that refugees with access to lawyers are seven times more likely to succeed with their reviews than those without.
The Aegean has long been a place of overlapping migration. Now it is facing a new crisis.
The war in Syria has reached a crisis point, with close to 400,000 deaths and more than 11 million people displaced.
There were 8,000 forced relocations in Australia's immigration detention system in a nearly two-year span. New research shows how distressing and destabilising these movements are for refugees.
As Syrian forces bombard the opposition enclave of Idlib, Turkey lacks an ongoing strategy.
Detainees, held in a perpetual state of powerlessness, try to support each other.
Refugee legislation introduced after the end of apartheid was lauded as being progressive. But implementation has fallen short of international standards.
The only centre for LGBTQ+ refugees in Latin America is overwhelmed by demand and is struggling to take in refugees from Venezuela.
During the Nazi era, roughly 300,000 additional Jewish refugees could have gained entry to the US. But the immigration law’s 'likely to become a public charge' clause kept them out.
Research in Sicily finds that anti-immigration policies don't slow the flow of immigrants, but do hurt local residents in communities where migrants first arrive.
Canadian leaders have desperately tried to preserve the country's image of liberal humanitarianism at our border, but the reality is Canada's immigration history is built upon exclusion.
Violence against religious minorities around the world prompted the United Nations to mark a day for the victims in 2019. Here is a roundup of some key events around the world.
We found refugees with insecure visas had poorer mental health than refugees with secure visas. But social interaction with the wider community seems to help.
Dozens of Muslim-majority countries are asking the UN's International Criminal Court to investigate and prosecute a 2017 massacre in Myanmar that killed an estimated 10,000 Rohingya Muslims.
Forty years ago, the Canadian government applied its new program for private sponsorship of refugees allowing Canada to welcome the largest number of Southeast Asian refugees in the world.
The overall outcomes of Syrian refugees’ resettlement experiences are positive, but challenges remain.
Interviews with the Yazidi survivors of IS attacks that killed 3,100 people in 2014 reveal the emotional, cultural and spiritual scars of religious persecution.