As the Indian variant becomes more prevalent within our borders, anti-South Asian sentiment is also growing, putting the community at a higher risk of hate crimes.
There could still be another challenge on constitutional grounds, but there may not be time before the ban ends anyway.
The trans-Tasman travel bubble has come to a temporary regional halt three times now, highlighting the challenges in tracking the risk of an outbreak across jurisdictions with different systems.
If a trans-Tasman travel bubble were to be established, passengers would likely need to use ‘vaccine passports’ to prove their vaccination status. But any tech-based system comes with security risks.
The results from an emerging study suggest governments should act quickly if they plan to impose travel bans – before the virus can spread widely to other countries.
Executive orders aren’t as unilateral as they seem. Here’s how government keeps them in check.
Coronavirus means Australians are not allowed to travel overseas. Since March, only about third of the special requests to leave the country have been granted.
Australia is a nation of enthusiastic travellers. But coronavirus has radically changed our capacity to go and be overseas.
Canada’s ban on foreign travellers is not consistent with the science of the pandemic or Canada’s own values of inclusion and openness to outsiders.
An expert explains how your individual rights could be affected during the coronavirus crisis.
Michelle Grattan on the week in politics, including the travel ban, the royal commission into the bushfires, and labor’s stance on a compulsory superannuation guarantee and zero emissions by 2050.
The University of Sydney took in about A$750 million from international students in 2017. Two-thirds of that – about $500 million – came from international students from China.
Immigrants from Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan, Myanmar, Nigeria, Sudan and Tanzania constitute less than 1% of terrorism cases in the United States, and none of the cases in the last two years.
The ban has major implications for thousands of would-be immigrants from all of the affected countries, except perhaps Venezuela.
Before Trump said he wanted to create a Muslim registry, there were a number of Islamophobic policies in place.
In the shadow of Trump-era cross-border discrimination, an early-stage scholar reflects on the meaning of religious diversity and his act of resistance by boycotting conference travel to the U.S.
Evidence doesn’t support the Trump administration’s claims that Chad failed to share information or that its citizens are an identifiable threat.
News organizations have a powerful role in informing the public about refugee and migrant issues. Research shows they’ve struggled to do so in a way that humanizes Syrian refugees.
A professor of constitutional law gives a preview of what to expect when the travel ban cases reach the highest court this fall.
Under US law, the president must publish all of their executive orders for public view. The Australian government is under no such obligation.