Migration

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Refugee children handed anti-‘illegal migration’ playing cards, Australian charity says
Cards branded with Australian government’s Zero Chance logo and QR code to border force website distributed in Indonesia

Eden Gillespie

25, May, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Canada’s refugee road: a lifeline for some, a political headache for others
Roxham Road, linking New York state and Quebec, is by far the busiest crossing for asylum seekers, thanks to a legal ‘loophole’

Alexandra Tremayne-Pengelly at Roxham Road

25, May, 2022 @10:10 AM

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Home Office staff worry they may be asked to act illegally in ‘culture of fear’
After 10 years of hostile environment, critics say immigration crackdown has had devastating human cost

Diane Taylor and Amelia Gentleman

25, May, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Mexico’s migrant checks on buses and highways ruled racist and illegal
Landmark ruling follows case of three young Indigenous Mexicans detained and abused on suspicion of being Guatemalan migrants

Nina Lakhani

22, May, 2022 @9:30 AM

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Labor victory means Murugappan family set to return home to Biloela
After four years in immigration detention, the election would produce an all-or-nothing result for the Tamil asylum seekers

Ben Smee and Eden Gillespie

22, May, 2022 @8:33 AM

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‘It’s a never-ending nightmare’: crew of refugee rescue ship facing jail
Thousands of lives were saved by activists who have now been
put on trial in Sicily on trafficking charges

Jennifer Rankin in Brussels and Angela Giuffrida in Rome

22, May, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Scott Morrison breaks own rule against commenting on ‘on-water matters’ to confirm asylum boat intercepted
PM says Australians ‘need to vote Liberal and Nationals’ so he can stop future boats, despite Labor’s identical policy on boat turnbacks

Paul Karp

21, May, 2022 @5:22 AM

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‘It’s kind of unreal’: new citizens feel the ‘power’ of voting in Australia for the first time
The Australian Electoral Commission estimates about 440,000 new citizens will cast a vote in 2022

Mostafa Rachwani

20, May, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Labor would deport visa holders convicted of crimes but tweak rules to ease New Zealand tensions
The Guardian understands a Labor government would ensure decisions better take into account the time a person has been in Australia

Daniel Hurst Foreign affairs and defence correspondent

19, May, 2022 @5:30 PM

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‘Huge spike’ in global conflict caused record number of displacements in 2021
Those fleeing combat were internally displaced 14.4m times, with biggest toll in sub-Saharan Africa, report reveals

Lizzy Davies

19, May, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Hardship caused by the Home Office’s costly and dilatory visa regime | Letters
Letters: Hundreds of thousands of people are affected by extortionate costs and complex processes, says Nazek Ramadan, while Rachel Shaw highlights enduring flaws in the Homes for Ukraine scheme

Letters

18, May, 2022 @5:10 PM

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Home Office charging bereaved partners £2,400 for leave to remain in UK
Many are struggling to pay fee – which is five times higher than administrative cost – and face destitution and deportation

Diane Taylor

15, May, 2022 @11:57 AM

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