migration policy - updates

Rappler's latest stories on migration policy


#OFWRights: Duterte's migration policy

Sep 01, 2017 - 1:56 PM

More than a year since he sat in office what has President Rodrigo Duterte done to stay true to the promises he made before OFWs?

Australian ambassador: Turning back boats with asylum seekers work

Feb 03, 2016 - 9:58 AM

We’re simply not going to allow people to travel through other countries whether it be Indonesia or Sri Lanka or wherever to get on a boat come to Australia and set up shop

REFUGE SEEKERS. Asylum seekers from Sri Lanka stand in their boat at a seaport in Cilegon, Banten, Indonesia, in 2009, looking to make their way to Australia. File photo by EPA

Austria migrant cap could be reached by summer – minister

Jan 24, 2016 - 10:51 AM

Austria is considering whether to continue accepting applications after the cap is met or to stop people entering at its border says an Austrian minister

BORDER. Austrian police officers stand by a truck during border controls on the Highway A4 near Nickelsdorf, at the Austrian-Hungarian border, in early hours on September 16, 2015. Photo by Joe Klamar / AFP

The wRap Indonesia: Rains ease haze crisis, Australia sends boatpeople to Indonesia

Oct 30, 2015 - 6:14 AM

Other stories include the Google Loon set to parachute above Indonesia and a gold mine collapse killing 3 men

BOAT PEOPLE. A child cries at the refugee camp for Rohingya and Bangladeshi migrants in Kuala Langsa, Aceh, on May 15, 2015. Photo by Jun Ha/EPA