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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Hundreds of asylum seekers facing possible deportation after missing deadline

03 October 2017 Audio Track

Labor seeks 'urgent briefing' from Dutton after refugee dies on Manus Island

02 October 2017 Audio Track

‘531 asylum seekers had not yet applied for visas’

02 October 2017 Audio Track

Hundreds of asylum seekers facing possible deportation after missing deadline

02 October 2017 Audio Track

Hundreds of asylum seekers who came by boat may face deportation as deadline passes. Sri Lanka at 2nd on the list.

02 October 2017

Hundreds of asylum seekers facing possible deportation after missing deadline

02 October 2017 Audio Track

Hundreds of asylum seekers facing possible deportation after missing deadline

02 October 2017 Audio Track

Asylum seeker dies on Manus island

02 October 2017

Hundreds of asylum seekers who came by boat may face deportation as deadline passes

01 October 2017

Immigration Minister stands by Armani refugees comments

01 October 2017 Audio Track

Immigration Minister stands by Armani refugees comments

29 September 2017 Audio Track

The first group of asylum seekers leaving Australia destined for the United States.

29 September 2017 Audio Track

First refugees from Manus head for United States

28 September 2017 Audio Track

First refugees from Manus head for United States

28 September 2017 Audio Track

First refugees from Manus head for United States

28 September 2017 Audio Track

First refugees from Manus head for United States

28 September 2017 Audio Track

First Manus, Nauru detainees leave for US

27 September 2017

First refugees from Manus head for United States

27 September 2017 Audio Track

Asylum seekers leave Manus bound for US

26 September 2017

The US to accept at least 54 Manus and Nauru detainees

22 September 2017 Audio Track
As the debate rages, where do you stand?

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