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Australian navy blew up boat filled with asylum seekers

Posted by jacobo 554 days ago Australia
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CILACAP, Indonesia: Asylum-seekers who washed ashore in Indonesia have claimed the Australian navy blew up their vessel after forcing the would-be refugees into a lifeboat and turning them back to Java, police said Wednesday.

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Australian PM says asylum seeker policy tough

Posted by jacobo 573 days ago Australia
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CANBERRA, Australia (AP) Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Friday that no asylum seeker had reached Australia by boat in 50 days, the longest period since 2008, describing the measures to turn them back as tough but effective.

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Skills programme in Australia helps qualified migrants find jobs

Posted by jaypee 579 days ago Australia
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A four week intensive course that aims to help migrants in Australia with professional qualifications to get a job is proving very successful, research has found.

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AU and NZ Remain Dream Home for Migrants – Gallup’s Potential Net Migration Index - International Business Times

Posted by jaypee 579 days ago Australia
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Gallup's Potential Net Migration Index reported that Australia and New Zealand remain the ideal migration destination for people around the world among countries in the region. The population for the two countries can increase vastly if these people will be given freedom to live in a country where they wanted, the poll revealed.

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More than 1000 partner visas cancelled in migrant marriage sham

Posted by jaypee 586 days ago Australia
http://www.news.com.au —

FOREIGNERS in fake relationships with Australians have been stripped of their visas as the migration system is swamped with people trying to get residence here through marriage.

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Labor blasts 'Stalinist' silence over reports Government will buy lifeboats to send asylum seekers back to Indonesia - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Posted by jaypee 586 days ago Australia
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The Federal Government has been accused of running a "Stalinist" and "North Korean"-style media blackout after refusing to comment on reports Australia will buy 16 lifeboats to ferry asylum seekers back to Indonesia.

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Australia's migrants leaving their new home in search of a better life

Posted by jaypee 588 days ago Australia
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The number of former migrants leaving country has doubled in just over a decade to 48,000 and last year made up more than half of all Australians moving overseas.

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Australia: asylum-seeker arrivals drop

Posted by jaypee 588 days ago Australia
http://www.iol.co.za —

Australia said on Friday that asylum-seeker arrivals had dropped to their lowest level in almost five years and there would be no “stepping back” from its hardline policy, despite tensions with Jakarta.

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