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The Kaldor Centre Conference at UNSW on 24 November will see key players debate the pitfalls and potential of planned new global agreements on refugees and migrants.

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Depending on who you are, you could face a longer wait for citizenship in Australia compared to Germany, Canada or the UK, writes Sangeetha Pillai.

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Migrants can no longer afford to live in the ‘gateway’ suburbs that once helped them to leave the ranks of the ‘disadvantaged’ and feel at home in their new country. 

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A new Policy Brief compiled by UNSW's Kaldor Centre on responses to ‘boat migration’ has found that boat turnbacks are unsustainable and do not comply with international law regarding search-and-rescue, refugees and human rights.

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For decades, Australia has kept out migrant children with disabilities. Ruth Balint says it’s time we gave them protection instead.

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UNSW has announced the first leaders of its Grand Challenges, an initiative to establish the University at the forefront of debate and policy response to the biggest issues of our time.

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The unique response of the Horn of Africa to Yemeni refugees could offer lessons to other countries and regions dealing with similar influxes, writes Tamara Wood.

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The government’s response to the cancellation of the visit by the United Nations’ Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants is evidence of the bewildering doublethink regarding Australia’s “legitimacy” as an international leader, UNSW's Human Rights Clinic says.

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More than 60 scholars have signed an open letter to the Prime Minister to express their concern at the cancellation of a visit to Australia by the UN Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Migrants. Many were due to meet with the Special Rapporteur next week in Sydney.

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Australia’s largest social policy conference kicks off today tackling issues including climate change, how migrants might help solve Australia’s family care ‘problems’ and Gen Y’s struggle for home ownership.

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