Research Organizations

  • Border Crossing Observatory – Monash University (virtual research centre that connects Australian and international stakeholders to high quality, independent and cutting edge research on border crossings)
  • Buffet Institute for Global Studies – Deportation Research Clinic (studies the misconduct of federal, state, and local agencies implementing deportation laws)
  • Center for Migration Studies (think tank and educational institute devoted to the study of international migration, promotion of understanding between immigrants and receiving communities, and public policies that safeguard the dignity and rights of migrants, refugees and newcomers)
  • Edmund Rice Center (researches asylum seekers and refugees deported from Australia and advocates for policy changes to improve the treatment of asylum seekers and refugees)
  • Global Detention Project (investigates the use of immigration-related detention as a response to global migration)
  • International Migration Research Centre (research centre whose mandate is to serve as a focal point for debate, research, policy analysis, and proposal development related to international migration and mobility at the global, national and regional scale)
  • International Organization for Migration (leading inter-governmental organization in the field of migration and works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners)
  • International Refugee Rights Initiative – Post Deportation Monitoring (works to protect and assist rejected asylum seekers post-deportation)
  • Maastricht Centre for Citizenship, Migration and Development (interdisciplinary research platform that aims to contribute to a better understanding of the dynamics and consequences of transnational migration and mobility in a European and global context)
  • Migration Policy Institute (independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit think tank in Washington, DC dedicated to analysis of the movement of people worldwide)
  • Pew Research Center (nonpartisan fact tank that informs the public about the issues, attitudes and trends shaping America and the world on a variety of issues, including immigration)
  • Radboud University Centre for Migration Law (research center focused on issues surrounding migration and minority protection)
  • Sussex Centre for Migration Research (research center that brings together original theoretically driven empirical research in the field of migration and ethnic relations)
  • The Migration Observatory at the University of Oxford (provides impartial, independent, authoritative, evidence-based analysis of data on migration and migrants in the UK, to inform media, public and policy debates, and to generate high quality research on international migration and public policy issues)
  • Urban Institute (conducts research to understand and solve real-world challenges in a rapidly urbanizing environment, and engages communities at multiple levels—city, state, and country—to gather data and evaluate programs)

Advocacy Organizations

 Academic Journals