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Asylum seeker population falling on Christmas Island, Immigration Minister Tony Burke says - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Asylum seeker population falling on Christmas Island, Immigration Minister Tony Burke says - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Asylum seeker policies | Scoop.it
Immigration Minister Tony Burke has revealed the population of asylum seekers on Christmas Island is falling for the first time under Labor.
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UN Criticises Australia's Asylum Seeker Policy, Demands Release of Refugees for Human Rights Violation [VIDEO]

UN Criticises Australia's Asylum Seeker Policy, Demands Release of Refugees for Human Rights Violation [VIDEO] | Asylum seeker policies | Scoop.it
The United Nations Human Rights Committee criticised Australia for its "cruel and inhuman" treatment of asylum seekers and demanded their immediate release from detention.
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Coalition denies asylum seekers government help to navigate migration process

Coalition denies asylum seekers government help to navigate migration process | Asylum seeker policies | Scoop.it
A Coalition government will harshen its stance against asylum seekers even further, denying those who arrive by boat the right to free government advice and help with lodging appeals.
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Asylum seekers in Australia anxious over election

Asylum seekers in Australia anxious over election | Asylum seeker policies | Scoop.it
Transcript from World News Australia Radio With Labor and the Coalition trying to outdo each other with tougher policies on asylum seekers, those already in Australia - or in Australian detention - are sweating it out.
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Refugees to be denied permanent residency under Coalition plan to 'determine who comes here' - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Refugees to be denied permanent residency under Coalition plan to 'determine who comes here' - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Asylum seeker policies | Scoop.it
Tony Abbott declared that this is our country and we determine who comes here as he unveiled sweeping plans to fast-track the deportation of failed asylum seekers.
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