Questions tagged [asylum]

Asylum is a situation where a person or group flees to another country and seeks to become a resident of said country for political reasons. Use with country tags as needed if discussing asylum sought by its citizens, or being granted by a country.

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How much will “new-policy detention” facilities for detained families cost?

As I understand it, the newly announced policy for detention of alien families, is intended to provide a place for these families to stay while awaiting adjudication of their immigration status. What ...
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Is there any secondary review of Asylum seeking cases in immigration courts?

I recently bumped into a factoid that wasn't unexpected but rather drastic: the rate of people passing asylum hearing in immigration courts can vary from 10% to 75% based on individual judges. ...
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What are the views of different political parties on asylum seekers in Australia?

What are the views of different political parties on asylum seekers in Australia? (e.g. Labor, Liberal and Greens)
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Which aspects of Australian refugee policy are under state government control?

Queensland is having a state election very soon, and while I normally don't pay too much attention to state politics, I've been wondering to what extent state governments do actually make an impact on ...