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  •     JANUARY 11, 2012 Refugee resettlement to Australia: what are the facts? Image source: UN High Commissioner for Refugees Of the 145 States Parties to the 1951 Refugee Convention, only about 25 participate in the United Nations resettlement program and accept quotas of refugees on an annual basis. Australia
    Date: 11/01/2012 - Collection: Publications - ID: library/prspub/1343617 - Source: FlagPost - Author: KARLSEN, Elibritt

  •     DECEMBER 15, 2011 International Migrants Day In December 2000, the United Nations (UN) adopted a resolution noting the increasing number of migrants in the world and proclaiming 18 December to be International Migrants Day. Since then the UN has invited government and non-government organisations alike to celebrate International
    Date: 16/12/2011 - Collection: Publications - ID: library/prspub/1305774 - Source: FlagPost - Author: PHILLIPS, Janet

  • ISSN 1328-8091 Parliament of Australia Departmentof Parliamentary Services Contents Purpose .................................................................................................................................................... 2 Background .............................................................................................................................................. 2 Committee consideration ................................................................................................................... 3 Policy position of non-government parties ........................................................................................ 4 Position of major interest groups ....................................................................................................... 5 Financial implications ............................................................................................................................... 6 Main issues and key provisions ................................................................................................................ 6 Does this Bill declare that asylum
    Date: 21/11/2011 - Collection: Bills and Legislation - ID: legislation/billsdgs/1242124 - Source: Bills Digest Service - Author: KARLSEN, Elibritt -...

  •   NOVEMBER 21, 2011 Determining the ages of people smugglers Introduction It is the responsibility of the Australian Federal Police (AFP) to arrest and charge crew members alleged to have committed a people smuggling offence under the Migration Act 1958. These cases are then referred to the Commonwealth Director of
    Date: 21/11/2011 - Collection: Publications - ID: library/prspub/1244154 - Source: FlagPost - Author: PHILLIPS, Janet

  •       OCTOBER 12, 2011 Strategic Review of the Student Visa Program Image source: The University of Sydney On 22 September 2011 the Government released the Strategic Review of the Student Visa Program 2011(the Knight Review), along with its response to the Review’s 41 recommendations. The Review recommends making
    Date: 12/10/2011 - Collection: Publications - ID: library/prspub/1152076 - Source: FlagPost - Author: SPINKS, Harriet

  • ISSN 1328-8091 Parliament of Australia Departmentof Parliamentary Services Contents Purpose .................................................................................................................................................... 2 Background .............................................................................................................................................. 2 Existing statutory requirements under the Migration Act ................................................................. 2 Basis of policy commitment ................................................................................................................ 3 The High Court challenge .................................................................................................................... 6 Implications of the High Court ruling for processing on Papua New Guinea and Nauru
    Date: 22/09/2011 - Collection: Bills and Legislation - ID: legislation/billsdgs/1102135 - Source: Bills Digest Service - Author: KARLSEN, Elibritt

  •   AUGUST 22, 2011 Tampa: ten years on Image source: Project Safecom 26 August 2011 marks the tenth anniversary of the beginning of what became known as the ‘Tampa incident’ where 433 asylum seekers were rescued from an Indonesian fishing boat by a Norwegian container ship—the MV Tampa. Australian authorities
    Date: 22/08/2011 - Collection: Publications - ID: library/prspub/1024385 - Source: FlagPost - Author: SPINKS, Harriet - PH...

  • Parliament of Australia Departmentof Parliamentary Services Contents Introduction ............................................................................................................................................. 1 Background .............................................................................................................................................. 1 The Australian Green’s Bill ....................................................................................................................... 2 Existing statutory requirements .............................................................................................................. 3 Previous declarations ............................................................................................................................... 4 Background to the existing power ........................................................................................................... 5 The Malaysia Arrangement ...................................................................................................................... 6 Parliamentary scrutiny ............................................................................................................................. 9 Judicial review ........................................................................................................................................ 12 Concluding comments
    Date: 19/08/2011 - Collection: Publications - ID: library/prspub/1013767 - Source: Background Note (Parliame... - Author: KARLSEN, Elibritt

  •   JULY 27, 2011 Australia-Malaysia asylum seeker transfer agreement Image source: The Star Online On 25 July 2011 the Governments of Australia and Malaysia signed an agreement concerning the transfer and resettlement of asylum seekers and refugees between the two countries. The agreement was first announced on 7 May 2011
    Date: 27/07/2011 - Collection: Publications - ID: library/prspub/957022 - Source: FlagPost - Author: SPINKS, Harriet

  •     JUNE 29, 2011 Turkish parliamentary election of 12 June 2011 On 12 June 2011 the Republic of Turkey, with a population of 78 million people, held its 17th general election in which Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s Justice and Development Party (AKP) secured a third consecutive term in
    Date: 29/06/2011 - Collection: Publications - ID: library/prspub/888824 - Source: FlagPost - Author: MARKOVIC, Nina

  • ISSN 1328-8091 Parliament of Australia Departmentof Parliamentary Services Contents Purpose .................................................................................................................................................... 3 Background .............................................................................................................................................. 3 Legislative history of section 501 ........................................................................................................ 4 Refusal or cancellation of visa on character grounds ......................................................................... 6 Decisions of the Minister or delegate............................................................................................ 6 Decisions exercised by the Minister personally ............................................................................ 7 Basis of policy
    Date: 23/06/2011 - Collection: Bills and Legislation - ID: legislation/billsdgs/865940 - Source: Bills Digest Service - Author: KARLSEN, Elibritt

  • JUNE 22, 2011 What do refugees and humanitarian entrants contribute to Australia? A recent study, commissioned by the Department of Immigration and Citizenship and conducted by Professor Graeme Hugo of the University of Adelaide, has examined the contributions made to Australia by first and second generation humanitarian entrants. The report
    Date: 22/06/2011 - Collection: Publications - ID: library/prspub/875635 - Source: FlagPost - Author: SPINKS, Harriet

  • May 2011, 2010-11 Population, immigration and asylum seekers: patterns in Australian public opinion Professor Murray Goot and Dr Ian Watson, Macquarie University Executive summary Surveys show that issues to do with population—migrant numbers, asylum seekers and, to a lesser extent, population size—are matters of growing concern, though whether opposition to
    Date: 31/05/2011 - Collection: Publications - ID: library/prspub/941898 - Source: Library Publication - Author: Parliamentary Resear...

  • ISSN 1328-8091 Parliament of Australia Departmentof Parliamentary Services Contents Purpose .................................................................................................................................................... 3 Background .............................................................................................................................................. 3 Background on the Bill ........................................................................................................................ 6 Remittance dealers ........................................................................................................................ 6 Electronic verification of identity .................................................................................................. 9 Basis of policy commitment .............................................................................................................. 10 Regulatory Impact Statement ........................................................................................................... 11 Committee consideration ................................................................................................................. 14 Senate Standing Committee for
    Date: 09/05/2011 - Collection: Bills and Legislation - ID: legislation/billsdgs/752670 - Source: Bills Digest Service - Author: KARLSEN, Elibritt

  •   APRIL 4, 2011 Asylum trends: Europe and Australia compared This week the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) released figures showing a fall in the number of asylum claims in the industrialised world over the last ten years. In an accompanying press release, it noted that: 'a total
    Date: 04/04/2011 - Collection: Publications - ID: library/prspub/844494 - Source: FlagPost - Author: SPINKS, Harriet - PH...

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