Across the globe, more and more people move beyond their borders and live in new ‘communities’. The reasons for these movements and the process of migration are multiple and complex. The drive to ‘manage’ migration has generated a barrage of anti-migration policies, designed largely to create a hostile environment for migrants. Such hostile policy context exacerbates vulnerability and injustice, undermines inclusion and forces migrants to live at the edges of society. For some migrants, this can be undignified and precarious.