The government's threat to deny a visa to Chelsea Manning reminds us that, to enter Australia, it's better to be a chauvinist or white supremacist than a whistle-blower.
It was supposed to save hundreds of millions, but the merger of Immigration and Customs has produced yet another huge budget blowout.
Border Force is not mad, just disappointed with Crikey.
The 457 visa program can and should be fixed, writes migration researcher for the Development Policy Centre, Australian National University, Henry Sherrell
In the trade-off between stemming irregular immigration or freedom of information, I lean to the latter, writes Toby Ralph.
Searching for an emissions trading scheme ... Facebook targets asylum seekers ... and News Corp heavyweights hit it out.
The powerful Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security wants significant changes to the government's "foreign fighters" legislation -- and a much greater future role for itself in overseeing legislation.
The government proposes to give itself the power to fingerprint and eye-scan every person entering and leaving Australia. And they couldn't have picked a worse agency to store the data.