How we treat the vulnerable is a moral test beyond politics
Australia is not an exclusive club for the comfortable and wealthy.
The human face of immigration reform
How Americans respond to the challenge is a measure of their humanity.
The asylum seekers who frightened Elizabethan England
Shakespeare was disgusted by the treatment that the refugees received from his countrymen.
Syria’s children, forced to be family breadwinners
More than 1.1. million Syrian children are registered as refugees. Thousands are without their parents.
Is care for refugees the greatest moral challenge of our time?
The problem of "boat people" is acute, but Australians must not dehumanize these refugees, says a former Labor Party president.
Immigration: he who is without sin
Those who complain about illegal immigration are still morally complicit: they gladly take advantage of cheaper prices made possible by undocumented workers.
Past our peak
An open borders advocate finds encouragement in the likelihood of world population declining.
Without a home, without a future
What torments refugees is not the living conditions but the endless waiting.
Asylum seekers: a considered proposal
Australia must find a compassionate and reasonable way to respond to boat people.
More than their fair share
Most refugees flee to neighbouring countries to escape wars at home. It is the developing world which shoulders most of the burden of caring for them.
Where’s the welcome mat?
European hostility and xenophobia towards African refugees perplexes Africans.
Warriors in pink
From south of the border come stories of selfless courage and compassion.
The haunted history of Arizona’s border
The immigration issue is more about reaching an understanding with Mexico than an internal debate about American policing.
America’s immigration challenge: to govern, not just control
Arizona’s clampdown on unauthorised residence highlights a policy vacuum and puts citizens at risk.
I Am Justice
The world's most amazing migration is the perilous journey from the centre of Africa to Italy.
Immigration taints Latin American views of the US
Whoever he is, Latin Americans are sceptical about the neighbourliness of the next gringo President.
Is Dutch tolerance stretching too far?
How will the Netherlands reconcile growing permissiveness with swelling numbers of fundamentalist Muslim migrants?