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No Entry for Illegal Asylum Seekers to Australia: Envoy

Posted by jacobo 1229 days ago Australia
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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 1229 days ago Australia
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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 1234 days ago Australia
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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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Australia PM defends treatment of migrants held on boat -

Posted by charlon 1236 days ago Australia
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Australia PM defends treatment of migrants held on boat

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Children suffering in Australian asylum-seeker camp

Posted by jacobo 1238 days ago Australia
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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 1253 days ago Australia
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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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Australian minister in Sri Lanka as boat crisis deepens

Posted by jacobo 1253 days ago Australia
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COLOMBO - Australia's immigration minister arrived in Colombo early Wednesday as a group of Sri Lankan migrants controversially turned back by Canberra at sea said they were treated worse than dogs.

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Australia returns 41 illegal migrants to Sri Lanka

Posted by jacobo 1255 days ago Australia
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The Australian Government has handed over 41 potential asylum seekers to Sri Lankan authorities near the Port of Batticaloa.

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