Eritrean asylum seekers protest against deportation in Israel, in January 2017.
Israel is deporting thousands of Eritrean asylum seekers to Rwanda, while in the US, many face being sent back to the country they fled.
Peter Dutton said the processing of other people was continuing.
About 50 refugees from Nauru and Manus Island will leave in the next week to ten days for resettlement in the US.
Vietnamese at a camp in Guam seeking repatriation, September 1975.
National Archives and Records Administration, Record Group 319, Box 19, declassification number 984082
Not all who fled Vietnam at the end of the war wanted to be resettled in the US. But those who returned faced an unwelcoming government.
Peter Dutton predicted the first offshore refugees would move to the US in the next couple of months.
Immigration Minister Peter Dutton’s explicit linking of the arrangements to send Australia’s offshore refugees to the US and to accept some from Costa Rica presents not just an immediate credibility problem…
The agreement would not extend to anyone who arrives in the future, or to those asylum seekers who have not been judged to be refugees.
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The federal government has finally unveiled its agreement for the United States to resettle refugees from Nauru and Manus Island.
San José, Costa Rica.
A new program seeks to divert Central Americans who are fleeing violence from crossing the U.S. border. An expert on Costa Rica explains why the tiny country was chosen and the challenges they face.
Schoolchildren with refugee backgrounds in London read about refugees in class.
Can you visualize any number greater than 100? Migration experts explain why thinking about migrants en masse makes it difficult to address the nuances of each group's unique challenges.
Arriving in Lesbos, Greece from Syria.
Afghan, Syrian and Eritrean refugees keep arriving on Europe’s shores, reputedly at an increasing rate. They attempt to traverse the Mediterranean by land and sea, presumably hastened by Putin’s bombing…