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Australia Tightens Security as US Begins Vetting Refugee Claims
December 19, 2016
Australia Tightens Security as US Begins Vetting Refugee Claims
Immigration chief heads to the United States to ensure a resettlement deal holds under Donald Trump.
Australia Tightens Security as US Begins Vetting Refugee Claims
Australian Government Proposes Visa Ban on Prior Asylum Seekers
October 31, 2016
Australian Government Proposes Visa Ban on Prior Asylum Seekers
The Coalition has long catered to far-right elements. The new legislation follows that trend.
Australian Government Proposes Visa Ban on Prior Asylum Seekers
What Will Happen to Australia's Detained Asylum Seekers?
August 24, 2016
What Will Happen to Australia's Detained Asylum Seekers?
Time to find an alternative to Australia's offshore detention centers.
What Will Happen to Australia's Detained Asylum Seekers?
Why Is Immigration a Non-Issue in Australia's Election?
June 28, 2016
Why Is Immigration a Non-Issue in Australia's Election?
Beyond a hardline stance toward asylum seekers, the broader issue of immigration is not a prominent electoral concern.
Why Is Immigration a Non-Issue in Australia's Election?
Australia’s ‘Boat People’: Then and Now
June 21, 2016
Australia’s ‘Boat People’: Then and Now
40 years ago Australia welcomed refugees. It can do so again.
Australia’s ‘Boat People’: Then and Now
Manus: What Australia Needs to Do Now
May 03, 2016
Manus: What Australia Needs to Do Now
The PNG Supreme Court decision strikes a blow to the core of Canberra’s asylum seeker policy.
Manus: What Australia Needs to Do Now
Australia’s Immigration Policy: So Much for the PNG ‘Solution’
April 30, 2016
Australia’s Immigration Policy: So Much for the PNG ‘Solution’
PNG’s Manus decision exposes the fundamental ironies at the core of Australia’s immigration policy.
Australia’s Immigration Policy: So Much for the PNG ‘Solution’
Time for Australia to Rethink Its Asylum Policy
April 30, 2016
Time for Australia to Rethink Its Asylum Policy
With the "Pacific Solution" crumbling, Australia needs to overhaul its approach to refugees.
Time for Australia to Rethink Its Asylum Policy
Papua New Guinea Supreme Court: Australian Aslyum Detentions Are Illegal
April 27, 2016
Papua New Guinea Supreme Court: Australian Aslyum Detentions Are Illegal
The Australian-funded detention of asylum seekers on Manus Island is deemed unconstitutional.
Papua New Guinea Supreme Court: Australian Aslyum Detentions Are Illegal
Australian Court Upholds Offshore Detention Policy
February 09, 2016
Australian Court Upholds Offshore Detention Policy
The question of what to do with asylum seekers is fraught with moral and political dilemmas.
Australian Court Upholds Offshore Detention Policy
Australia’s Controversial Asylum Policies
December 04, 2015
Australia’s Controversial Asylum Policies
The country’s brutal policies are leaving it increasingly isolated.
Australia’s Controversial Asylum Policies
Cambodia and the Australian Asylum Seeker Deal
September 29, 2015
Cambodia and the Australian Asylum Seeker Deal
Cambodia agrees to welcome more refugees from Nauru, but analysts see a deadlock.
Cambodia and the Australian Asylum Seeker Deal
Australia’s Disastrous Asylum Seeker Deal
September 01, 2015
Australia’s Disastrous Asylum Seeker Deal
Whether it continues or not, the deal with Cambodia has been an abject failure.
Australia’s Disastrous Asylum Seeker Deal
Crocodile Tears for the Rohingya
May 29, 2015
Crocodile Tears for the Rohingya
Political realities within the region worsen the plight of an oppressed minority.
Crocodile Tears for the Rohingya
Australia: A Boring Budget?
May 14, 2015
Australia: A Boring Budget?
The Australian government tries to avoid the controversy that followed last year’s offering.
Australia: A Boring Budget?
Cautions for Australians, Lies for Refugees
April 22, 2015
Cautions for Australians, Lies for Refugees
Australia is pulling out all stops to convince asylum seekers to take the Cambodia option.
Cautions for Australians, Lies for Refugees
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