Australia’s population hit a record 25 million yesterday, almost a decade earlier than projected, as it attracts hundreds of thousands of migrants each year, latest government data shows.
A Tunisian boat carrying African migrants has been stranded off the country’s coast without aid for more than a week.
Italy will allow some migrants to disembark in Sicily from two ships.
Italy will seek commitments from European Union partners to have migrants rescued.
Three underage girls who worked in Thailand without documents are repatriated following a rescue by Thai police.
The number of migrants dying from extreme heat on the US-Mexico border rose 55 percent in the last nine months.
The Cambodian embassy in Thailand issues an urgent call for illegal migrant workers to apply for legal documentation.
Chancellor Angela Merkel rebuffs US President Donald Trump’s assertion that migrants were behind a surge in crime in Germany.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she wanted to support Italy in its efforts to reduce the number of migrants.
At least 48 migrants were killed when their boat sank off Tunisia’s coast and 67 others were rescued by coast guards in one of the worst migrant boat accidents in recent years.
Bosnia’s central government says it would step up border controls to prevent a further influx of migrants.
Western Australian State Nominations Officer attends a one-day seminar.
Number of Cambodian workers coming back from Thailandhas increased sharply.
Trump says US foreign aid to Honduras was at risk unless they stop migrants caravan.
A 45-year-old woman is arrested over involvement in trafficking migrants.
International charity ships and Libya’s coastguard pick up several hundred migrants.
Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein also took democracies to task for failing to respect basic rights.
More than 600,000 migrants have reached Italy from North Africa in the last four years, many fleeing war and poverty.
Moroccan rescue services have recovered the bodies of 16 migrants off the coast of Spain’s enclave of Melilla.
Amnesty warns of legal action against EU govts at UN rights institutions.
Zekarias Mesfin spent months making a movie about his dangerous illegal migration from Ethiopia – and when he arrived at the film’s premiere, he was in a coffin carried by six white-gloved pallbearers.
Tucked between lort cha vendors and a highrise development on Riverside’s Street 178 is Warung Bali – the fruits of the labour of two unlikely Indonesian expats.
Chinese artist Ai Weiwei has brought the fruits of his labour to New York City, scattering over 300 works across the metropolis.
Vietnam calls on the government to guarantee the legal rights of Vietnamese migrants living in Cambodia after immigration officials said they would revoke the invalid documents of 70,000 immigrants.
Germany’s Angela Merkel begins the task of building a coalition government.
The European Union is determined to prevent migrants setting off from the coast of Libya.
Host countries benefit from the enhanced economic growth that migrant labour makes possible, which may entail winners as well as losers, while migrants benefit from employment and livelihood opportunities.
Dozens of sub-Saharan migrants crossed into Spain from Morocco after running through a border gate into the enclave of Ceuta.
Further efforts to bring human traffickers to justice needed, rights groups say after trial in which 62 people were convicted.
The mass exodus of migrants – estimated to be more than 60,000 – is only the latest chaos to highlight the precarious lives of migrant workers who take up difficult and dangerous jobs in Thailand’s factories and fishing boats.