asylum seekers

Several protestors holding 'refugee freedom' signs at The Park Hotel in Swanston Street, Melbourne.

Novak Djokovic’s stay at a detention hotel highlights how things should change, migration experts say. 

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Governments can meet their international protection obligations towards refugees without sacrificing public health, says a human rights law expert. 

asylum seekers look through a wire fence at a detention centre

The mounting urgency about asylum seekers trying to reach the UK by boat does not sweep aside the need for reasoned and rational policymaking.

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The legacy of the Tampa affair echoes in Australia’s refugee and immigration policies and systems to this day.

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That no Australian government in almost a decade has successfully brought this policy to a formal close is astonishing. In fact, Australia ceased transferring new arrivals offshore in 2014.

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This case is important because it represents a rare litigation win for an asylum seeker. He doesn't automatically get the right to stay in Australia, but he's won damages — and that's unusual.

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This excessive spending raises serious raise questions about the government's long-term planning for refugees stuck in limbo.

A mother holding a child next to a fence.

When borders reopen, expanded pathways for refugee admission could help both displaced people and strengthen the Australian community, says a UNSW Law expert.

Asylum seeker mother and child

Federal Court data breach exposes the identities of 400 asylum seekers.

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A proposed permanent ban on some refugees would entrench the separation of families, says a UNSW joint submission to a Senate committee hearing today.

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