Fifty-two refugees and asylum seekers in offshore detention have received temporary protection visas or safe haven enterprise visasSome 52 refugees and asylum seekers in offshore detention have received temporary protection visas or safe haven enterprise visas, according to new statistics that fly in the face of the Morrison government’s refusal to allow the Biloela Tamil family to stay.The home affairs department has revealed to a Senate inquiry that of the 3,127 people classified as “illegal maritime arrivals” who have been taken to a regional processing country since 2011, some 52 have received visas and now face legal limbo if banned from permanent settlement in Australia. Continue reading…
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2019/sep/07/home-affairs-data-gives-lie-to-coalitions-refusal-to-let-biloela-tamil-family-stay
Author : Paul Karp
Publish date : 2019-09-06 20:00:49
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