Asylum Seekers

In the last twenty years, sixty thousand 'boat people' have arrived in Australia. How we deal with them when they get here continues to polarise public opinion.
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Quid pro quo ... refugee deal looking like a swap

24 February 2017 Podcast

'Anybody could be a refugee': Ai Weiwei films global migrant crisis

23 February 2017

Amnesty report says asylum policy inhumane and abusive

22 February 2017

Quid pro quo ... refugee deal looking like a swap

22 February 2017

Chinese whistleblower granted political asylum

21 February 2017

Dozens of migrants flee US to seek asylum in Canada

20 February 2017

Manus Island asylum seeker with cardiac condition flown to Australia

17 February 2017

A gay man from Ghana has been denied asylum in Canada

16 February 2017

Khazaei inquest: Hamid's death linked to 'deficient' emergency evacuation policy

15 February 2017

This not-for-profit is crowdfunding phone credit for asylum seekers

15 February 2017

Senate motion fails as forced deportation fear grips Manus Island asylum seekers

15 February 2017

Inquest resumes into Manus asylum seeker Hamid Kehazaei's death

14 February 2017

The US border asylum seekers are risking death for to cross

13 February 2017

Inquest resumes into Manus asylum seeker Hamid Khazaei’s death

13 February 2017

Journalist convicted for human trafficking after bringing Syrian boy to Sweden

10 February 2017

PNG deports Manus asylum seekers

09 February 2017

Cambodian refugees came to Australia by boats in late 1980s

08 February 2017 Podcast

"We’ve lost hope" - Nauru detainees report new suicide attempts amid Trump refugee deal confusion

08 February 2017

Pregnant Nauru asylum seeker in critical condition to be flown to Australia: Doctor

06 February 2017

Pregnant, sick asylum seeker arrives in Australia from Nauru for medical care

05 February 2017
As the debate rages, where do you stand?

Award-winning series Go Back To Where You Came From returns.