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Baby Ferouz and his asylum seeking family released from Darwin detention

January 20, 2015 | ABC News

An asylum seeker couple and their Brisbane-born son, Ferouz, have been released from detention in Darwin.

The Myuddin family, who have been detention for 14 months, have been involved in a long-running legal battle with the Federal Government arguing the boy deserved a protection visa as he was born in Australia. 356 more words

Detention Centers

Last remaining Christmas Island asylum seeker children moved to the mainland

December 24, 2014 | ABC News

The last asylum seeker children being detained on Christmas Island have been moved to the mainland, Immigration Minister Scott Morrison says. 218 more words

Asylum Seekers

Asylum seeker babies to stay in Australia under Muir deal

December 18, 2014 | SBS News

Dozens of babies born to asylum seekers will not be sent to Nauru as part of a deal between the government and Senator Ricky Muir. 327 more words

Asylum Policy

Papua New Guinea approves 50 applications from Manus Island asylum seekers but resettlement delayed

December 17,2 014 | ABC News

Papua New Guinea has approved 50 refugee applications from the 1,000 men on Manus Island, but is yet to resettle anyone. 467 more words

Asylum Seekers

Asylum seekers 'staying indoors' after signing Federal Government's code of behaviour

November 29, 2014 | ABC News

Asylum seekers living in Australia are staying indoors for fear of breaching the Federal Government’s new “code of behaviour”, which they say is vague and confusing. 808 more words

Torturing And Health Issues

Refugees told by locals to leave Nauru or face ‘bad things happening’ again

November 17, 2014 | the guardian

In menacing letter, locals warn refugees against stealing jobs and fraternising with island women

The letter is the latest in a string of attacks and threats against refugees sent to Nauru by Australia. 792 more words

PNG/Pacific Solution

PNG grants refugee status to Manus asylum seekers for first time

November 12, 2014 | the guardian

Ten men given one-year temporary protection visas will move to Australian-built open facility in East Lorengau

A dining hall at the Manus Island detention centre. 530 more words

Asylum Seekers