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US Homeland Security staff return to Manus Island for resettlement interviews
US Homeland Security staff return to Manus Island for resettlement interviews

Staff from the United States Department of Homeland Security have returned to Manus Island to interview refugees about resettlement in the US. Refugees in Australia's offshore detention centre on the island have been told that interviews will resume this week. Immigration authorities at the centre provided a notice to the men telling them only some will be…

ABC - Aug 16 16:49 GMT - more ... [ Tags: Refugees, USA, Australia ]

Links to Sri Lanka’s separatist Tigers cloud Tamils’ US resettlement
Links to Sri Lanka’s separatist Tigers cloud Tamils’ US resettlement

Up to 240 Tamil asylum-seekers on Nauru and Manus Island could be excluded from Australia’s refugee deal with the US because of their links to Tamil Tiger rebels. Human rights advocates, asylum-seekers and their families have warned that any Tamils who are returned to Sri Lanka would be at risk of brutal torture, leaving few options for resettlement after the…

Australian - Jul 20 14:44 GMT - more ... [ Tags: Refugees, UN, Australia ]

Related:
  - New Home Affairs department should prompt review of Australia’s human rights performance - Conversation
  - Students build hope highlighting plight of offshore detainees - Stuff
  - US may deny resettlement of hundreds of Tamils on Nauru, Manus amid anti-terror laws - ABC
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