Companies suspected of bribery, money laundering and drug smuggling were given lucrative contracts tied to Australia's offshore immigration detention regime.
A doctor will spend at least 18 months behind bars for threatening to deport an asylum seeker if he did not work long hours while underpaid at his candy shop.
Britain's prime minister is under pressure after the immigration minister quits saying draft law to fix the Rwanda plan won't work.
The Asylum Seeker Resource Centre is taking the government to court over hastily passed monitoring laws which it says interfere with refugees' liberty.
A High Court ruling that led to the release of more than 140 detainees was unanimous among judges who found their indefinite detention was unlawful.
In a historic decision, the High Court has upended a 20-year-old determination and ruled indefinite detention of immigrants with nowhere else to go is unlawful.
EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell says the bloc needs to address the root causes of migration by helping origin countries tackle poverty and empower women.
The Albanese government is cracking down on false asylum claims by boosting the resources of the bodies that assess refugee protection applications.
Human trafficking, organised crime and modern slavery have flourished thanks to weaknesses in Australia's immigration system.
Australia's use of hotels as makeshift detention centres for asylum seekers and refugees awaiting medical treatment is lawful but lacks humanity, a court finds.
The Dutch government led by conservative Prime Minister Mark Rutte has collapsed over disagreement about asylum policies.
Authorities say it is still unclear how many migrants were on a boat that sank off Greece killing at least 78 people as the search for survivors continues.
The United Kingdom says asylum seekers arriving in small boats across the Channel from France will be detained.
A man charged with bringing groups of non-citizens into Australia over his alleged involvement in the 2001 people smuggling operation has been refused bail.
More than 40 migrants have been found dead inside a tractor-trailer in a presumed people-smuggling attempt in Texas.
Teenage Indonesian fishermen jailed in Australia as adults for people smuggling offences have cleared their names.
Thirteen refugees have been released from Australian immigration detention, advocates say, with most given six-month bridging visas.