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In Deal Trump Called ‘Dumb,’ U.S. Taking 50 Refugees From Australia
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said a group of asylum seekers being held in camps on Nauru and Manus Island would be resettled in the United States.
Australia’s Immigration Chief Defends Cutting Support for Some Asylum Seekers
Peter Dutton said that asylum seekers who had been allowed into Australia for medical treatment needed to be compelled to return to offshore detention centers.
Australia’s Desperate Refugee Obstinacy
Turnbull pleads with Trump. He should do the decent thing and bring banished migrants to Australia.
U.N. Says Australia Reneged on Pledge to Accept Some Refugees
The Australian government was accused of having gone back on an agreement to take in some migrants who have close family ties in the country.
Australian TV Host Draws Fire for Invoking Offshore Detention on Anzac Day
The Muslim activist’s Facebook post on the holiday honoring Australia’s war dead stirred anger for its references to island detention centers and Syria.
High Court Asked to Limit Detention of Asylum Seekers in Australia for Care
A legal aid group is challenging the extended detention of asylum seekers transferred to Australia from offshore camps for medical treatment or other temporary purposes.
Turnbull Says Trump Will Honor Refugee Resettlement
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull of Australia said on Monday that the Trump administration was committed to the agreement in which the United States would accept migrants detained by Australia on the islands of Nauru and Manus.
Australia’s Death by Numbers
Another refugee banished by Australia to Manus Island has died, the latest victim of a form of dehumanization that threatens the world.
Australia’s Brave Whistleblower Nurse
Lynne Elworthy has been dismissed after speaking up, in defiance of gag orders, to denounce the cruelty of Australia’s refugee policy.
U.N. Offers ‘One-Off’ Help to Australia in Resettling Refugees in U.S.
The agreement, which officials say is not to be replicated, would send some of the asylum seekers now detained on remote islands to the United States.
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