Asylum seekers climb US border wall as migrant caravan gathers on Mexican side – Donald Trump’s America

Asylum seekers climb US border wall as migrant caravan gathers on Mexican side – Donald Trump’s America

Posted April 30, 2018 09:18:26 Hundreds of people from a Central American migrant caravan have rallied at the US-Mexico border, with some climbing the border wall ahead of making formal asylum claims that could land them in detention centres. Key points: The 400 or so migrants have to choose whether …

Migrant ‘caravan’ starts to arrive at US border, Trump orders officials to repel them

Migrant ‘caravan’ starts to arrive at US border, Trump orders officials to repel them

Posted April 25, 2018 19:20:44 Photo: The migrants have travelled over 3,000 kilometres from the Guatemalan border. (Reuters: Edgard Garrido) Dozens of Central American migrants traveling in a “caravan” through Mexico have arrived at the border city of Tijuana despite warnings it would be futile to try to cross to …

Theatre connects migrant communities with government NDIS services

Theatre connects migrant communities with government NDIS services

Posted April 13, 2018 08:00:46 Photo: Actors Michael Kazonis and Evelyn Tsavalas both take on challenging roles. (ABC Radio Sydney: Luke Wong) An amateur theatre production about disability services might not be the typical feature on a playbill but Everlyn Tsavalas thinks the stage is the perfect way to engage …

Mexico welcomes migrant caravan heading to US border despite Donald Trump’s threats – Donald Trump’s America

Mexico welcomes migrant caravan heading to US border despite Donald Trump’s threats – Donald Trump’s America

Posted April 03, 2018 15:02:50 Photo: US President Donald Trump has threatened to build a wall to stop the flow of migrants. (AP: Felix Marquez) Some of the Mexican towns playing host to a “caravan” of more than 1,200 Central American migrants heading to the US border have rolled out …

Why some migrant school students do better than their local peers (they’re not ‘just smarter’)

Why some migrant school students do better than their local peers (they’re not ‘just smarter’)

Posted April 03, 2018 09:40:45 Photo: Asian-Australian children reflect the aspirations of their parents, in what might be called a migrant effect. (AAP) Australians from some migrant backgrounds achieve better results than their local peers, according to recent reports on the academic performance of school students. The 2017 OECD review …