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Community Release Soon For Asylum Seekers

Community release soon for asylum seekers By Andrew Probyn, Nick Butterly and Andrew Tillett The Age (Melbourne), October 16, 2010 http://www.theage.com.au/national/community-release-soon-for-asylum-seekers-20101015-16ntw.html Hundreds of asylum seekers will be released from high security detention and allowed to live in the community under … Continue reading

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East Timor In No Rush To Endorse Refugee Centre

East Timor in no rush to endorse refugee centre The Australian, October 15, 2010 http://www.theaustralian.com.au/national-affairs/east-timor-in-no-rush-to-endorse-refugee-centre/story-fn59niix-1225938921115 East Timor's Foreign Minister Zacarias da Costa has warned a refugee processing centre in Timor could take 'a bit longer' than Australia wants. But speaking … Continue reading

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Time Limit Set For Dili Asylum Site

Time limit agreed for Dili asylum site By Paul Maley The Australian, October 14, 2010 http://www.theaustralian.com.au/national-affairs/time-limit-agreed-for-dili-asylum-site/story-fn59niix-1225938381957 Australia has agreed to a key condition laid down by East Timor in its negotiations over a refugee processing centre. Asylum-seekers would spend a … Continue reading

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Overseas Prostitute Says NZ Low Risk

Overseas prostitute says NZ low risk By Lincoln Tan The New Zealand Herald, October 14, 2010 http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=10680389 Legalised prostitution has encouraged foreign sex workers to move here without visas or residency because it is 'low risk', a prostitute has said. … Continue reading

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Foreign Student Drop Leads To Uni Cuts

Foreign student drop leads to uni job cuts By Melissa Brown ABC News (Australia), October 14, 2010 http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2010/10/14/3037834.htm?site=melbourne The Victorian Opposition says hundreds of jobs will be lost because of the Government's failure to address concerns about violence against Indian … Continue reading

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Rise In ASIO Complaints Linked To Christmas Island Workload

Rise in ASIO complaints linked to Christmas Island workload By Dylan Welch The Sydney Morning Herald, October 15, 2010 http://www.smh.com.au/national/rise-in-asio-complaints-linked-to-christmas-island-workload-20101014-16lwt.html ASIO is struggling under a deluge of immigration security checks, with complaints about the speed of vetting jumping by 563 … Continue reading

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Australia Resumes Push For Regional Immigration Centre

Australia renews push for regional immigration centre (AFP) October 8, 2010 SYDNEY—-Australia will urge Indonesia, Malaysia and East Timor to back its proposal for a regional centre to process asylum-seekers during talks next week, Immigration Minister Chris Bowen said Friday. … Continue reading

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Asylum Surge Picks Up The Pace

Asylum surge picks up the pace Paul Maley From: The Australian October 09, 2010 12:00AM TWO asylum boats, one towing the other, have been stopped north of Christmas Island in a hectic 24 hours for border protection. In a sign … Continue reading

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Amnesty Slams Advice On Afghanistan

Amnesty slams advice on Afghanistan Karlis Salna AAP October 7, 2010 A leading human rights group has slammed the advice being used by Labor to reject Afghan asylum seekers, warning security in Afghanistan is now at its worst in a … Continue reading

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Minister Reviewing Family Deportation

Minister reviewing family deportation By DIANE JOYCE – The Dominion Post Last updated 05:00 06/10/2010 A deportation decision that could see three young Hawke's Bay children left in New Zealand while their parents are sent back to India is being … Continue reading

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Overseas Students Value Our Degrees

Overseas students value our degrees Andrew Trounson and Guy Healy From: The Australian October 06, 2010 12:00AM INTERNATIONAL students still have a high regard for Australian qualifications despite assaults, dodgy colleges and an immigration crackdown. A survey commissioned by international … Continue reading

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Year’s 100th Boat Stopped

Year's 100th boat stopped Yuko Narushima The Age October 5, 2010 THE 100th boat of asylum seekers to reach Australia this year was intercepted off Christmas Island yesterday, carrying 71 asylum seekers. The opposition said the government continued to founder … Continue reading

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Immigrant Leaders Call For Talks After Violence In Australian City

Immigrant Leaders Call for Talks After Violence in Australian City Phil Mercer VOA NEWS Sydney 05 October 2010 Police in South Australia are blaming tensions within the African immigrant community for a wild brawl in Adelaide. Immigrant leaders are calling … Continue reading

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East Timor Baulks At Refugee Plan

East Timor baulks at refugee plan Bernard Lagan The Age September 25, 2010 EAST Timor has declared it does not want to become a mere transit point for boat people picked up in Australian waters. At a meeting of foreign … Continue reading

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Scrutiny On Detainee Centre Security

Scrutiny on detainee centre security Yuko Narushima and Aaron Cook The Age September 25, 2010 TROUBLED detainees were able to climb a roof where a man took his life at Villawood by leaving through an open window and a hole … Continue reading

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Irate Students May Not Go Home, Lawyer David Bitel Warns

Irate students may not go home, lawyer David Bitel warns Bernard Lane From: The Australian September 24, 2010 12:00AM 27 comments TENS of thousands of foreign students may try to stay in Australia illegally now that stricter rules have dashed … Continue reading

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PM Hands Timor Deal To Minister

PM hands Timor deal to minister Katharine Murphy and Yuko Narushima The Age September 23, 2010 IMMIGRATION Minister Chris Bowen will head to East Timor to revive plans for an offshore immigration processing facility following talks between Julia Gillard and … Continue reading

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No Deal Was Done With Detainees : Bowen

No deal was done with detainees: Bowen AAP September 22, 2010 Immigration Minister Chris Bowen says the federal government did not do a deal with 11 asylum seekers to convince them to end their protest at a Sydney detention centre. … Continue reading

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Nine Chinese Launch New Sydney Immigration Protest

Nine Chinese launch new Sydney immigration protest By Greg Wood (AFP) September 22, 2010 SYDNEY—-Nine Chinese nationals protested from the roof of an Australian immigration centre on Wednesday, following a tense stand-off with a group of Tamils a day earlier … Continue reading

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New Service Checks Employment Eligibility

New Service Checks Employment Eligibility Voxy News Engine Voxy News Engine Wednesday, 22 September, 2010 – 16:44 Wellington, Sept 22 NZPA – Employers can now check online to find out whether people who apply for jobs are entitled to work … Continue reading

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