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The question no one will answer about Hakeem Al-Araibi

The question no one will answer about Hakeem Al-Araibi

This arrest could have huge ramifications for other refugees who have been granted asylum by Australia. We need answers.

Is South Australia facing population decline?

Is South Australia facing population decline?

Studies show that inter-state emigration and lowering birth rates are a threat to South Australia's economy. Can policy action help?

Crisis watch: the various hot messes threatening Labor and Shorten

Crisis watch: the various hot messes threatening Labor and Shorten

From technology to welfare to refugees, Bill Shorten has plenty to deal with in the lead-up to the national conference.

The fight for asylum seekers is a fight for the soul of our nation

The fight for asylum seekers is a fight for the soul of our nation

Today is Human Rights Day, the 70th anniversary of the UN's Universal Declaration of Human Rights. What exactly have we learned?

Australia faces class actions for 'crimes against humanity' on Manus and Nauru

Australia faces class actions for 'crimes against humanity' on Manus and Nauru

One day after the government filibustered proposed changes to medical transfers from Nauru, human rights lawyers have filed two class action suits alleging "torture", "persecution" and "other inhumane acts".

Extradition threat raises questions on Home Affairs' Interpol procedure

Extradition threat raises questions on Home Affairs' Interpol procedure

Lawyers say the Australian government should have informed Interpol of Hakeem Al-Araibi's refugee status when he travelled to Thailand, thereby ensuring his safety.

Was this Labor's missed opportunity on migrant welfare?

Was this Labor's missed opportunity on migrant welfare?

The opposition's cautious pragmatism has ultimately led them to vote for a bill they virulently oppose.

Let's break down Scott Morrison's confusing maths on migrants

Let's break down Scott Morrison's confusing maths on migrants

The PM says he plans to cut our permanent migration intake by 30,000, but who exactly are we talking about here? Would it really make a difference?

This is not how you fix an 'immigration problem'

This is not how you fix an 'immigration problem'

Immigration isn't merely about turning a tap of people on and off — it's an intersection of multiple policy failures across all three levels of government.

Could Andrew Wilkie's proposed refugee laws actually work?

Could Andrew Wilkie's proposed refugee laws actually work?

Evacuating Nauru and Manus are the regular targets of refugee activists but what about a longer term strategy?