With 31 people displaced each minute, the head of the UN singles out this continent’s generosity to those seeking havens from war and persecution.
Behrouz Boochani has been living in an Australian run refugee camp for six years.
From climate change to weak governance to poor infrastructure, a perfect storm of factors is threatening to unleash violence across the region.
The world needs to reframe its view of refugees, says Mohammed Hassan Mohamud, a refugee and Co-Chair at this year’s Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum
Ever since Homo sapiens first set foot outside Africa, human beings have been expanding their frontiers. Here's the story of globalization from prehistory to the present.
A diaspora can share valuable insight on how to prioritize aid when a country is in conflict. Coordination among the Venezuelan diaspora has led to more than 100 NGOs in the US sending hu...
Pope Francis said a resurgence of nationalism threatens the most vulnerable in his annual 'state of the world' speech.
Researchers used census data to estimate the total number of immigrants arriving each decade, to create this unique visualization.
Researchers have developed a new method of measuring migration flows and believe previous estimates could be out by millions - but partly because it shows many migrants return home.
Syrian refugees need more than humanitarian assistance in host countries. They need the self-sufficiency, dignity, opportunities, and hope that come from jobs
In many cases, a person's status may change without them knowing, and they can even be an illegal immigrant in their own home country.
Lowering the cost of sending money back home and educating migrants about their financial options are crucial steps in improving schooling in the developing world.
People’s desire to migrate to another country increased between 2015 and 2017, according to a recent Gallup poll which identifies the nations with largest share of citizens wanting to mov...
Far-right activists are using social media to set the migration agenda, based on fear and lies, in a quest for power. It’s time to focus our collective efforts and minimize their impact.
Just 14% of people surveyed said their countries should allow more immigrants, while many are also worried about people leaving their country for jobs abroad.