Australia's refugee processing centre on Manus Island will commence closure in two weeks, with asylum seekers told on Monday to "consider their options".
The long-awaited closure will be complete by October 31, asylum seekers were told, as Immigration Minister Peter Dutton has previously indicated.
Those who have been found to be refugees will have access to temporary accommodation, while those who have not are being encouraged to go home voluntarily.
A PNG immigration official, believed to be centre co-ordinator Jeffrey Kiangali, told asylum seekers on Monday: "PNG, with Australian support, will close the Manus RPC [regional processing centre] by October 31, 2017." Read More…
Dec 12, 2017WASHINGTON (Reuters) – In late October, President Donald Trump lifted a temporary ban on most refugee admissions, a move that should have cleared the way for more people fleeing persecution and violence to come to the United States. Instead, the number of refugees admitted to the country has plummeted. In the five weeks after the […]
Dec 09, 2017
Dec 03, 2017
Nov 23, 2017