Instead of just offering defence funding, we need to look at how hard we make it for Pacific Islanders to come here if we want a really meaningful relationship.
Immigration policy is so highly politicised that the South African government seems afraid to move.
The Saudi government is using digital technology to help the hajj run smoothly and safely – the latest updates in a 200-year history of technology and the hajj.
Research shows uncertainty and delays in visa processing have a terrible affect on applicants’ mental health, and the government must be mindful of this.
Key changes announced by Home Affairs Minister Clare O'Neil include making it easier for migrants to move from temporary visas to permanent residency.
The Zimbabwe Exemption Permit gave holders the right to live and work in the country but did not grant them the right to permanent residence.
The immigration minister still retains ‘god-like’ powers in visa matters, but the ruling is at least an opportunity to make the process clearer, fairer and more transparent.
Character grounds have long been cited as a reason for denying visas to visit Australia. And politics is usually just beneath the surface.
A passport from the United Arab Emirates will get you into far more destinations than one from Afghanistan. Gaps like this have big implications for people’s ability to travel, reside and work.
Colombia is an important South American regional hub and potentially important trade partner for Africa.
Federal Education Minister Jason Clare says migration is one ‘practical’ solution to get classrooms staffed. But there are also signification teacher shortages in the UK, US and Canada.
After years of court battles, the Nadesalingam family will finally be allowed to call Australia home.
Although it has been extended by two more weeks, the decision to end the visa program is disappointing given heavy fighting continues and the humanitarian crisis worsens.
The UK is offering an elite visa for well-off graduates from elite institutions to stay temporarily in the UK.
African countries are struggling to implement the African Union’s protocol on free movement four years after its ratification.
Foreign graduate students in the US face a slew of obstacles when it comes to advancing their research careers. Four international Ph.D. students in neuroscience offer some suggestions.
A new study shows how migrant families struggle to get the childcare they need and how an easier visa system would help.
Canada is offering to resettle 20,000 Afghan refugees, including women’s leaders and journalists. Why has Australia so far been unwilling to make the same declaration?
Our migration policies can prevent people with disabilities from becoming permanent residents, even if they can show an ability to contribute to society.
Deportations of non-citizens living in Australia not only tear families apart, they ignore the fact a person has already paid for their crime.