Some basic data on overseas-born Australians shows they're healthier, older and better educated than locally-born Australians.
It turns out it would be vastly cheaper to treat asylum seekers like actual human beings and provide proper housing and education services. But the Department of Immigration still says Nauru is a bargain.
Imogen Senior, age 13, daughter of GP and Wonky Health contributor Dr Tim Senior, is incensed at Australia's treatment of children in immigration detention.
Yes, the newly announced visas are prefereable to indefinite offshore detention. But they are turning humanitarian visas into skilled migrant visas, write refugee law experts Jane McAdam and Kerry Murphy.
Contrary to the Abbott government's claims, flagged changes to the foreign worker 457 visa program won't be good for the Australian economy.
Migrants who hoped to bring their family members to Australia under certain visas are out of luck, with the Immigration Department summarily repealing certain sub-classes.
Australia’s temporary visa program is generally operating well, but new data shows where problems are emerging, writes immigration expert Henry Sherrell at Inside Story.
Labor MP Andrew Leigh has some sensible things to say about the immigration debate. Plus why the Western diet is killing the world.
Crikey readers talk climate denialism, The Australian's true purpose and who should set Australia's immigration policy.
The Greens have joined in a last-ditch bid to stop a gay man being deported to Pakistan. Ali Choudhry could be forced to leave his Brisbane-based partner as early as tomorrow.