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Under new legislation passed by parliament this month asylum-seekers who arrive by boat will be sent to either Nauru or Papua New Guinea's Manus Island for indefinite periods while their visas are assessed.
Originally posted by ollncasino
Is it the free housing and social security that makes Australia such a popular destination for asylum seekers to travel half way around the world seeking 'sanctuary' perhaps?
The report in question is a government survey, asking landed Tamil refugees if they ever visit Sri Lanka. An overwhelming majority of respondents, 71 percent, said that they do visit their former homes on occasion, prompting many to question how much persecution the refugees are actually facing back home.
Originally posted by pheonix358
asylum seekers my butt. Family of four costs about $50000.00 to get here. Now what are the two ways of making that sort of money in these countries. Drugs and gun running. I would prefer if they stayed home.
I think our Govt is slowly waking up to the threat some of these asylum seekers are to Australia.