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Call for migration rort crackdown as data reveals foreign workers snare net job growth

Posted by jaypee 23 days ago Australia
http://www.smh.com.au —

A new report using fresh federal government data has found recent overseas-born arrivals to Australia have "taken almost all of the net job growth" since 2011.




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Australia told Lankan asylum seekers to return to India on lifeboats

Posted by jacobo 24 days ago Australia
http://www.omantribune.com —

SYDNEY Asylum seekers held on an Australian customs vessel at sea for weeks were given lifeboats and told to make their own way back to India, a lawyer for the group said on Monday.

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Australia 'offered asylum-seekers lifeboats to go to India'

Posted by jacobo 26 days ago Australia
http://www.thestar.com.my —

SYDNEY: Asylum-seekers held on an Australian customs vessel at sea for weeks were given lifeboats and told to make their own way back to India, a lawyer for the group said Monday.

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No Entry for Illegal Asylum Seekers to Australia: Envoy

Posted by jacobo 29 days ago Australia
http://www.newindianexpress.com —

PUDUCHERRY: : Australian High Commissioner to India Patrick Suckling on Friday sent out a strong message that his country would not accept illegal immigrants and asylum seekers.  “Australia will never allow people who come illegally by boat to settle in the country, no matter where they come from,”  Suckling, who is on a visit to Puduche

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Australian migrants trapped in 'slave-like' marriages

Posted by jaypee 29 days ago Australia
http://www.theguardian.com —

Marriage visas under Australia's partner migration scheme are being used to bring women in for exploitation, study shows

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Asylum-seekers held at sea likely economic migrants: Australia

Posted by jacobo 34 days ago Australia
http://www.bangkokpost.com —

A group of 157 asylum-seekers held for weeks on the high seas on an Australian customs vessel were likely economic migrants from India, Immigration Minister Scott Morrison said Monday.

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Children suffering in Australian asylum-seeker camp

Posted by jacobo 38 days ago Australia
http://www.channelnewsasia.com —

SYDNEY: Australia's human rights commissioner on Thursday (July 24) said conditions at an asylum-seeker camp on Christmas Island have "significantly deteriorated" with children plagued by despair and suffering symptoms consistent with post-traumatic stress disorder.

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Sri Lankan migrant mistreatment claims 'offensive': Australia

Posted by jacobo 53 days ago Australia
http://www.bangkokpost.com —

COLOMBO - Australia's immigration minister reacted angrily Wednesday to claims by Sri Lankan migrants that they were abused and mistreated by Australian officials while being forced home in a controversial mid-sea operation.

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