- The Australian Federal Budget handed down this week shows the Department of Immigration expects to cut 245 full time jobs and spend $60 million to enhance biometric capabilities.
- Read the Kaldor Centre’s take on what the 2017-1018 Budget means for Australian refugee policy.
- Consultation on the UN's Global Compact on Migration began this week. Watch the 1st informal thematic session here.
- International Migration Institute’s (IMI) Laura Stielike has published a working paper critiquing the relationship between migration and development.
- In The New York Times, Ruth Margalit discusses the experiences of Filipino domestic workers in Israel.
- Writing for Oxford University’s Migration Observatory, Dr Carlos Vargas-Silva and Robert McNeil track net migration policy in the lead up to the UK election.
- The American Immigration Council has released a report detailing the costs of expedited deportation of asylum seekers.
- Daniel Fisher examines the securitisation of the Morocco-Spain border in this post on Border Criminologies.
- A recent European Court of Justice decision has raised questions about a derived right of residence for non-EU parents in relation to their EU citizen children.
- Writing for IMI, Dr Emre Eren Korkmaz examines the potential costs of modern visa regimes.
Migration and Border Policy links: Filipino domestic workers, the UN migration compact, the Australian budget and more
Migration policy and the UK election, the potential cost of modern visa regimes, and Australian budget analysis.