Marriage migration in East Asia
Migration by women from developing Asia for marriage with men in rich Asian countries is now a dynamic form of migration in East Asia. But it has also become a new avenue for human trafficking.
Human trafficking and Australia
We don't think of Australia as a destination for human trafficking. But it is, like everywhere else.
Celebrating Australia's immigration history
On a recent trip to Melbourne, we visited the Immigration Museum, a celebration of Australia's rich immigration history. It is also an excellent public education tool on this complex issue.
Australia's migration muddles
Australia has one of the world's most successful experiences of immigration. In an act of political desperation, Australia's Julia Gillard is undermining this.
Asian migration to the West
The US, Canada, UK and Australia are blessed with a wave of skilled migrants from Asia, according to a recent OECD report. Continental Europe, Japan and Korea are missing out on this dynamic.
Asian migration to the Gulf
As we celebrate the Asian Century, don't forget that the majority of emigrants from Asia go to the Gulf countries, where many suffer terribly -- to this very day.
Asian Americans key for Democrats in 2016
Asian Americans are staunchly Democrat, and the fastest growing population group in the US. They will be critical for Hillary Clinton or any other Democrat candidate in 2016.
Asia's migrants remittances
In 2012, Asia's overseas migrants sent home to their families more than $220 billion in remittances. What are the remittances worth to Asia's developing economies?
Our understandings of our origins are always a mixture of myth, legend and fragments of knowledge from archeology. What do we know of the origins of Japan, a country that believes in its uniqueness?
Japan's experiment in ethnic immigration
Japan's experiment in ethnic immigration -- inviting Latin Americans of Japanese ethnicity to settle in Japan -- has not been successful. The cocktail of samba and sushi did not blend.
Singapore's migration dilemmas
Singapore has built its economic strength on the back of immigration. But now the city-state's migration policies are testing its society and politics.
Canada's Asian migrants
My taxi driver is a civil engineer from Iran. His gas station attendant is an accountant from Pakistan. This is Canada, a country that wastes its human potential!
The largest migration in world history is now taking place -- from Chinese rural to urban areas.
China's international students
China and other Asian countries lead the world in sending their youth overseas to study. But too many do not return home. Some democracy and freedom would help China here.
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