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The Hill
GOP Senate hopeful wants to go beyond Trump's Muslim banhe wants to ban anyone from the Middle East, with the exception of Israel, from
GOP Senate hopeful wants to go beyond Trump's Muslim ban
The Hill / Posted 7 hours ago
he wants to ban anyone from the Middle East, with the exception of Israel, from entering the United States. "I think our immigration department is broken. And I don't think it's safe to allow anybody from the Middle East into this country,”... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Visa Fees Scare Away Conference Organisersare warning that international conference organisers are skipping the country b
Visa Fees Scare Away Conference Organisers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
are warning that international conference organisers are skipping the country because of exorbitant fees levied by the Immigration Department for people requiring visas to enter the country. Hotel owners have complained that the dwindling... Read more
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The Star
DPM: Sabotage would have gone undetected if not for exposè2010. At a separate event in Putrajaya on Thursday, Dr Ahmad Zahid said police
DPM: Sabotage would have gone undetected if not for exposè
The Star / Posted 13 hours ago
2010. At a separate event in Putrajaya on Thursday, Dr Ahmad Zahid said police had detained about 100 people, some of them Immigration Department officers. He said the officers were arrested along with syndicate members after a three-month... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Asylum seekers jailed in Vietnam despite 'no retribution' promiseno sanctions when returned to Vietnam. "When we were sent back to Vietnam, a f
Asylum seekers jailed in Vietnam despite 'no retribution' promise
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 13 hours ago
no sanctions when returned to Vietnam. "When we were sent back to Vietnam, a female official — which I believe is from the Immigration Department — told us we would be safe from retribution... and the authorities will help us to reintegrate back to... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Asylum seekers on trial in Vietnam despite 'no retribution' promiseno sanctions when returned to Vietnam. "When we were sent back to Vietnam, a f
Asylum seekers on trial in Vietnam despite 'no retribution' promise
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 15 hours ago
no sanctions when returned to Vietnam. "When we were sent back to Vietnam, a female official — which I believe is from the Immigration Department — told us we would be safe from retribution... and the authorities will help us to reintegrate back to... Read more
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16h
Channel NewsAsia
Malaysia's immigration department says computer system sabotaged since 2010KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Immigration Department has found elements of sabota
Malaysia's immigration department says computer system sabotaged since 2010
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 16 hours ago
KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Immigration Department has found elements of sabotage in the enforcement of the Malaysian Immigration System (myIMMs) dating back to 2010. Immigration Director-General Sakib Kusmi revealed this on Thursday (May 26) when... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Allowing stay for 11 illegals: Firm pleads not guiltyto get an approval letter to represent the company during the proceedings. Pro
Allowing stay for 11 illegals: Firm pleads not guilty
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 16 hours ago
to get an approval letter to represent the company during the proceedings. Prosecuting Officer Hamisa Puteh from the Immigration Department appeared for the prosecution. In the same court, six foreigners were sentenced to four months' jail... Read more
17h
The Star
Zahid Hamidi: About 100 detained Immigration systems sabotagePUTRAJAYA : Police have detained about 100 people, some of them Immigration Dep
Zahid Hamidi: About 100 detained Immigration systems sabotage
The Star / Posted 17 hours ago
PUTRAJAYA : Police have detained about 100 people, some of them Immigration Department officers, for ‎sabotaging the Malaysian Immigration System (myIMMs), said Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi. The Deputy Prime Minister said the officers were... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Immigration Accused of Visa Irregularitiesdeputy minister also said appointment of immigration officers to serve in diplo
Immigration Accused of Visa Irregularities
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 hours ago
deputy minister also said appointment of immigration officers to serve in diplomatic mission is handled by the immigration department and they are allocated to different nations according to the demand. She also said the immigration... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Indonesia: US musician Kina Grannis shares 100-day visa ordeal in Jakartatheir documents. It was then revealed that the concert promoter had not arrang
Indonesia: US musician Kina Grannis shares 100-day visa ordeal in Jakarta
Asian Correspondent / Posted 19 hours ago
their documents. It was then revealed that the concert promoter had not arranged for the right visas. A spokesman for the Immigration Department, Heru Santosa Ananta Yudha, told ABC that the Ministry of Manpower required foreign performers to have... Read more
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The Star
Immigration Dept: MyIMMs system sabotaged since 2010KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Immigration Department has found elements of sabota
Immigration Dept: MyIMMs system sabotaged since 2010
The Star / Posted 20 hours ago
KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Immigration Department has found elements of sabotage in its system (myIMMs) dating back to 2010. Immigration director-general Datuk Sakib Kusmi (pic) revealed this to Bernama when asked to comment on Deputy Prime... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Bad Bloodbrain dead, although he hadn't been declared that way. GEOFF THOMPSON: Finally
Bad Blood
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
brain dead, although he hadn't been declared that way. GEOFF THOMPSON: Finally, on Wednesday the 27th of August, the Immigration Department agrees to evacuate Hamid Khazaei to Australia. Four hours later, he reaches the country he sought... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
We should be worried by how the AFP wields its powerhis medical records in December, which showed that his treatment had been fatal
We should be worried by how the AFP wields its power
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
his medical records in December, which showed that his treatment had been fatally delayed by bureaucratic delays inside the Immigration Department, so that he was left to languish on Manus Island for more than a day after his urgent airlifting had... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
US singer detained in Jakarta, charged with visa fraudand they caught 14 foreigners in the Pasar Mingu area who at the time were doin
US singer detained in Jakarta, charged with visa fraud
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
and they caught 14 foreigners in the Pasar Mingu area who at the time were doing musical activities," spokesman for the immigration department Heru Santosa Ananta Yudha said. The band's promoters had not organised the right visas. Indonesia... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ugandan Leaders Bar South Sudanese Over Cattle Rustlinganimals. "It came to our notice that some South Sudanese illegally enter into
Ugandan Leaders Bar South Sudanese Over Cattle Rustling
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
animals. "It came to our notice that some South Sudanese illegally enter into Lamwo District without crossing from the immigration department. They get into villages pretending to be looking for food but in the end they loot animals," Mr... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
153 illegals held in Labuan opagencies namely the Police, Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC), Nation
153 illegals held in Labuan op
Sabah Daily Express / Posted yesterday
agencies namely the Police, Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC), National Security Council (MKN) Labuan and Sabah, Immigration Department, National Registration Department, National Anti-Drug Agency, Malaysian Civil Defense Department... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Ministry refutes reports 3,527 foreign workers ‘unfit’ due to infectious diseasesthe media session following the 2015 Auditor General’s Report Series 1 here yes
Ministry refutes reports 3,527 foreign workers ‘unfit’ due to infectious diseases
The Borneo Post / Posted 2 days ago
the media session following the 2015 Auditor General’s Report Series 1 here yesterday. He said a special committee in the Immigration Department would evaluate and consider every case. Employers were also required to write a letter that they... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Are White Ex-Zimbabwe Farmers Driving Zambia Maize Boom?of the displaced farmers left for neighbouring countries. Up to 300 white farme
Are White Ex-Zimbabwe Farmers Driving Zambia Maize Boom?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
of the displaced farmers left for neighbouring countries. Up to 300 white farmers landed in Zambia. In 2002, the Zambian immigration department was quoted as saying "at least 150 farmers fled into Zambia and were given pieces of land on which to... Read more
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The Star
Cambodia revives Australia refugee deal with planned Nauru visitand Australian officials had not yet set an exact date for the trip in June. O
Cambodia revives Australia refugee deal with planned Nauru visit
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
and Australian officials had not yet set an exact date for the trip in June. Officials at Australia's Foreign Ministry and Immigration Department did not immediately respond to calls and emails from Reuters seeking comment. (Reporting by Prak Chan... Read more
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The Courier
Peter Young spoke out about a man's death. Suddenly, the AFP was looking at his phone recordsthe files stated he was a suspect in the investigation because of "comments att
Peter Young spoke out about a man's death. Suddenly, the AFP was looking at his phone records
The Courier / Posted 2 days ago
the files stated he was a suspect in the investigation because of "comments attributed to him being highly critical of [the Immigration Department] and IHMS in their handling of asylum seeker medical care" in two news reports. The news outlet... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Cambodia revives Australia refugee deal with planned Nauru visitand Australian officials had not yet set an exact date for the trip in June. O
Cambodia revives Australia refugee deal with planned Nauru visit
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
and Australian officials had not yet set an exact date for the trip in June. Officials at Australia's Foreign Ministry and Immigration Department did not immediately respond to calls and emails from Reuters seeking comment. (Reporting by Prak Chan... Read more
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Western Advocate
Peter Young spoke out about a man's death. Suddenly, the AFP was looking at his phone recordsthe files stated he was a suspect in the investigation because of "comments att
Peter Young spoke out about a man's death. Suddenly, the AFP was looking at his phone records
Western Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
the files stated he was a suspect in the investigation because of "comments attributed to him being highly critical of [the Immigration Department] and IHMS in their handling of asylum seeker medical care" in two news reports. The news outlet... Read more
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The North West Star
Peter Young spoke out about a man's death. Suddenly, the AFP was looking at his phone recordsthe files stated he was a suspect in the investigation because of "comments att
Peter Young spoke out about a man's death. Suddenly, the AFP was looking at his phone records
The North West Star / Posted 2 days ago
the files stated he was a suspect in the investigation because of "comments attributed to him being highly critical of [the Immigration Department] and IHMS in their handling of asylum seeker medical care" in two news reports. The news outlet... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Peter Young spoke out about a man's death. Suddenly, the AFP was looking at his phone recordsthe files stated he was a suspect in the investigation because of "comments att
Peter Young spoke out about a man's death. Suddenly, the AFP was looking at his phone records
Daily Liberal / Posted 2 days ago
the files stated he was a suspect in the investigation because of "comments attributed to him being highly critical of [the Immigration Department] and IHMS in their handling of asylum seeker medical care" in two news reports. The news outlet... Read more
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The Border Mail
Peter Young spoke out about a man's death. Suddenly, the AFP was looking at his phone recordsthe files stated he was a suspect in the investigation because of "comments att
Peter Young spoke out about a man's death. Suddenly, the AFP was looking at his phone records
The Border Mail / Posted 2 days ago
the files stated he was a suspect in the investigation because of "comments attributed to him being highly critical of [the Immigration Department] and IHMS in their handling of asylum seeker medical care" in two news reports. The news outlet... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Peter Young spoke out about a man's death. Suddenly, the AFP was looking at his phone recordsthe files stated he was a suspect in the investigation because of "comments att
Peter Young spoke out about a man's death. Suddenly, the AFP was looking at his phone records
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 2 days ago
the files stated he was a suspect in the investigation because of "comments attributed to him being highly critical of [the Immigration Department] and IHMS in their handling of asylum seeker medical care" in two news reports. The news outlet... Read more
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The Courier
Peter Young spoke out about a man's death. Suddenly, the AFP was looking at his phone recordsthe files stated he was a suspect in the investigation because of "comments att
Peter Young spoke out about a man's death. Suddenly, the AFP was looking at his phone records
The Courier / Posted 2 days ago
the files stated he was a suspect in the investigation because of "comments attributed to him being highly critical of [the Immigration Department] and IHMS in their handling of asylum seeker medical care" in two news reports. The news outlet... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Peter Young spoke out about a man's death. Suddenly, the AFP was looking at his phone recordsthe files stated he was a suspect in the investigation because of "comments att
Peter Young spoke out about a man's death. Suddenly, the AFP was looking at his phone records
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 2 days ago
the files stated he was a suspect in the investigation because of "comments attributed to him being highly critical of [the Immigration Department] and IHMS in their handling of asylum seeker medical care" in two news reports. The news outlet... Read more
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The Young Witness
Peter Young spoke out about a man's death. Suddenly, the AFP was looking at his phone recordsthe files stated he was a suspect in the investigation because of "comments att
Peter Young spoke out about a man's death. Suddenly, the AFP was looking at his phone records
The Young Witness / Posted 2 days ago
the files stated he was a suspect in the investigation because of "comments attributed to him being highly critical of [the Immigration Department] and IHMS in their handling of asylum seeker medical care" in two news reports. The news outlet... Read more
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Western Advocate
Peter Young spoke out about a man's death. Suddenly, the AFP was looking at his phone recordsthe files stated he was a suspect in the investigation because of "comments att
Peter Young spoke out about a man's death. Suddenly, the AFP was looking at his phone records
Western Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
the files stated he was a suspect in the investigation because of "comments attributed to him being highly critical of [the Immigration Department] and IHMS in their handling of asylum seeker medical care" in two news reports. The news outlet... Read more
13 related stories
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Kiama Independent
Peter Young spoke out about a man's death. Suddenly, the AFP was looking at his phone recordsthe files stated he was a suspect in the investigation because of "comments att
Peter Young spoke out about a man's death. Suddenly, the AFP was looking at his phone records
Kiama Independent / Posted 2 days ago
the files stated he was a suspect in the investigation because of "comments attributed to him being highly critical of [the Immigration Department] and IHMS in their handling of asylum seeker medical care" in two news reports. The news outlet... Read more
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Manning River Times
Peter Young spoke out about a man's death. Suddenly, the AFP was looking at his phone recordsthe files stated he was a suspect in the investigation because of "comments att
Peter Young spoke out about a man's death. Suddenly, the AFP was looking at his phone records
Manning River Times / Posted 2 days ago
the files stated he was a suspect in the investigation because of "comments attributed to him being highly critical of [the Immigration Department] and IHMS in their handling of asylum seeker medical care" in two news reports. The news outlet... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Peter Young spoke out about a man's death. Suddenly, the AFP was looking at his phone recordsthe files stated he was a suspect in the investigation because of "comments att
Peter Young spoke out about a man's death. Suddenly, the AFP was looking at his phone records
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 2 days ago
the files stated he was a suspect in the investigation because of "comments attributed to him being highly critical of [the Immigration Department] and IHMS in their handling of asylum seeker medical care" in two news reports. The news outlet... Read more
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BBC News
Asylum boat reaches Australia's Cocos Islands territoryon Monday morning. It came within 500m of Home Island before it was intercepte
Asylum boat reaches Australia's Cocos Islands territory
BBC News / Posted 2 days ago
on Monday morning. It came within 500m of Home Island before it was intercepted by Australian authorities. Australia's immigration department would not comment on the incident. The Cocos Islands are a remote chain of islands and atolls located... Read more
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The North West Star
Peter Young spoke out about a man's death. Suddenly, the AFP was looking at his phone recordsthe files stated he was a suspect in the investigation because of "comments att
Peter Young spoke out about a man's death. Suddenly, the AFP was looking at his phone records
The North West Star / Posted 2 days ago
the files stated he was a suspect in the investigation because of "comments attributed to him being highly critical of [the Immigration Department] and IHMS in their handling of asylum seeker medical care" in two news reports. The news outlet... Read more
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The Young Witness
Boat migrants 'turned back to jail', despite Vietnamese promiseVietnam had "blatantly broken its promise to the Australian government not to p
Boat migrants 'turned back to jail', despite Vietnamese promise
The Young Witness / Posted 2 days ago
Vietnam had "blatantly broken its promise to the Australian government not to prosecute boat returnees". Immigration Minister Peter Dutton, the Immigration Department and Labor immigration spokesman Richard Marles have been contacted for c... Read more
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Western Advocate
Boat migrants 'turned back to jail', despite Vietnamese promiseVietnam had "blatantly broken its promise to the Australian government not to p
Boat migrants 'turned back to jail', despite Vietnamese promise
Western Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
Vietnam had "blatantly broken its promise to the Australian government not to prosecute boat returnees". Immigration Minister Peter Dutton, the Immigration Department and Labor immigration spokesman Richard Marles have been contacted for c... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Boat migrants 'turned back to jail', despite Vietnamese promiseVietnam had "blatantly broken its promise to the Australian government not to p
Boat migrants 'turned back to jail', despite Vietnamese promise
Kiama Independent / Posted 2 days ago
Vietnam had "blatantly broken its promise to the Australian government not to prosecute boat returnees". Immigration Minister Peter Dutton, the Immigration Department and Labor immigration spokesman Richard Marles have been contacted for c... Read more
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Manning River Times
Boat migrants 'turned back to jail', despite Vietnamese promiseVietnam had "blatantly broken its promise to the Australian government not to p
Boat migrants 'turned back to jail', despite Vietnamese promise
Manning River Times / Posted 2 days ago
Vietnam had "blatantly broken its promise to the Australian government not to prosecute boat returnees". Immigration Minister Peter Dutton, the Immigration Department and Labor immigration spokesman Richard Marles have been contacted for c... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Boat migrants 'turned back to jail', despite Vietnamese promiseVietnam had "blatantly broken its promise to the Australian government not to p
Boat migrants 'turned back to jail', despite Vietnamese promise
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 2 days ago
Vietnam had "blatantly broken its promise to the Australian government not to prosecute boat returnees". Immigration Minister Peter Dutton, the Immigration Department and Labor immigration spokesman Richard Marles have been contacted for c... Read more
27 related stories
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The North West Star
Boat migrants 'turned back to jail', despite Vietnamese promiseVietnam had "blatantly broken its promise to the Australian government not to p
Boat migrants 'turned back to jail', despite Vietnamese promise
The North West Star / Posted 2 days ago
Vietnam had "blatantly broken its promise to the Australian government not to prosecute boat returnees". Immigration Minister Peter Dutton, the Immigration Department and Labor immigration spokesman Richard Marles have been contacted for c... Read more
27 related stories
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Daily Liberal
Boat migrants 'turned back to jail', despite Vietnamese promiseVietnam had "blatantly broken its promise to the Australian government not to p
Boat migrants 'turned back to jail', despite Vietnamese promise
Daily Liberal / Posted 2 days ago
Vietnam had "blatantly broken its promise to the Australian government not to prosecute boat returnees". Immigration Minister Peter Dutton, the Immigration Department and Labor immigration spokesman Richard Marles have been contacted for c... Read more
27 related stories
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The Border Mail
Boat migrants 'turned back to jail', despite Vietnamese promiseVietnam had "blatantly broken its promise to the Australian government not to p
Boat migrants 'turned back to jail', despite Vietnamese promise
The Border Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Vietnam had "blatantly broken its promise to the Australian government not to prosecute boat returnees". Immigration Minister Peter Dutton, the Immigration Department and Labor immigration spokesman Richard Marles have been contacted for c... Read more
27 related stories
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Illawarra Mercury
Boat migrants 'turned back to jail', despite Vietnamese promiseVietnam had "blatantly broken its promise to the Australian government not to p
Boat migrants 'turned back to jail', despite Vietnamese promise
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 2 days ago
Vietnam had "blatantly broken its promise to the Australian government not to prosecute boat returnees". Immigration Minister Peter Dutton, the Immigration Department and Labor immigration spokesman Richard Marles have been contacted for c... Read more
27 related stories
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The Courier
Boat migrants 'turned back to jail', despite Vietnamese promiseVietnam had "blatantly broken its promise to the Australian government not to p
Boat migrants 'turned back to jail', despite Vietnamese promise
The Courier / Posted 2 days ago
Vietnam had "blatantly broken its promise to the Australian government not to prosecute boat returnees". Immigration Minister Peter Dutton, the Immigration Department and Labor immigration spokesman Richard Marles have been contacted for c... Read more
27 related stories
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Northern Daily Leader
Boat migrants 'turned back to jail', despite Vietnamese promiseVietnam had "blatantly broken its promise to the Australian government not to p
Boat migrants 'turned back to jail', despite Vietnamese promise
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 2 days ago
Vietnam had "blatantly broken its promise to the Australian government not to prosecute boat returnees". Immigration Minister Peter Dutton, the Immigration Department and Labor immigration spokesman Richard Marles have been contacted for c... Read more
27 related stories
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The Courier
Refugees 'turned back to jail', despite Vietnamese promiseVietnam had "blatantly broken its promise to the Australian government not to p
Refugees 'turned back to jail', despite Vietnamese promise
The Courier / Posted 2 days ago
Vietnam had "blatantly broken its promise to the Australian government not to prosecute boat returnees". Immigration Minister Peter Dutton, the Immigration Department and Labor immigration spokesman Richard Marles have been contacted for c... Read more
27 related stories
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Northern Daily Leader
Refugees 'turned back to jail', despite Vietnamese promiseVietnam had "blatantly broken its promise to the Australian government not to p
Refugees 'turned back to jail', despite Vietnamese promise
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 2 days ago
Vietnam had "blatantly broken its promise to the Australian government not to prosecute boat returnees". Immigration Minister Peter Dutton, the Immigration Department and Labor immigration spokesman Richard Marles have been contacted for c... Read more
27 related stories
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The Young Witness
Refugees 'turned back to jail', despite Vietnamese promiseVietnam had "blatantly broken its promise to the Australian government not to p
Refugees 'turned back to jail', despite Vietnamese promise
The Young Witness / Posted 2 days ago
Vietnam had "blatantly broken its promise to the Australian government not to prosecute boat returnees". Immigration Minister Peter Dutton, the Immigration Department and Labor immigration spokesman Richard Marles have been contacted for c... Read more
27 related stories
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Western Advocate
Refugees 'turned back to jail', despite Vietnamese promiseVietnam had "blatantly broken its promise to the Australian government not to p
Refugees 'turned back to jail', despite Vietnamese promise
Western Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
Vietnam had "blatantly broken its promise to the Australian government not to prosecute boat returnees". Immigration Minister Peter Dutton, the Immigration Department and Labor immigration spokesman Richard Marles have been contacted for c... Read more
27 related stories
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