500,000 immigrants offered path to US citizenship in Biden election-year gambit

500,000 immigrants offered path to US citizenship in Biden election-year gambit

Joe Biden’s plans could reinforce his campaign message that he supports a more humane immigration system and show how he differs from Donald Trump.

  • byTed Hesson

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What will happen if Australia keeps virtue-signalling on immigration
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What will happen if Australia keeps virtue-signalling on immigration

On immigration policy,nations need to telegraph their meanness – growling menacingly so they can gentle their claws when dealing with real cases of need.

  • byParnell Palme McGuinness
The reality behind the headlines of Indonesia’s people smugglers

The reality behind the headlines of Indonesia’s people smugglers

The men on Rote Island deny any involvement in two successful boat runs of illegal immigrants to Australia this year,but they know who we need to speak to.

  • byZach Hope
Disabled teen’s family face deportation while criminals allowed to stay
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Disabled teen’s family face deportation while criminals allowed to stay

Lily Lumintang,whose 13-year-old son has a disability,says a decision to deny her bid to remain in Australia is unfair.

  • byAngus Thompson
Record surge in immigrants starts to slow

Record surge in immigrants starts to slow

Australia’s population swelled by a record 651,200 people last year,driven by net migration. There are signs migration is slowing and births continue to tumble.

  • byShane Wright
Dutton’s policy of astonishing weakness risks a Liberal wasteland

Dutton’s policy of astonishing weakness risks a Liberal wasteland

The opposition leader’s sudden shift on climate caught Liberals off guard,and it may cost them dearly in metropolitan Sydney and Melbourne.

  • byDavid Crowe
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Coalition cuts to skilled migrants would cost country $211 billion

Coalition cuts to skilled migrants would cost country $211 billion

Cuts to permanent migration would ease rental pressures slightly over 10 years,but it would have a large impact on government revenue.

  • byRachel Clun
Ex-detainee to fight allegations he bashed Perth grandmother

Ex-detainee to fight allegations he bashed Perth grandmother

An immigration detainee whose release sparked national outrage after he was accused of brutally bashing a grandmother is likely to plead not guilty to the alleged crime.

  • byAaron Bunch
People smugglers arrested,given free pass to help hunt bosses

People smugglers arrested,given free pass to help hunt bosses

An Indonesian people smuggler has revealed how he was caught by Australian authorities only to be released and sent home without charge.

  • byZach Hope,Amilia Rosa andNick McKenzie
Question hangs over new direction of troubled immigration portfolio

Question hangs over new direction of troubled immigration portfolio

Will the Albanese government’s belated rethink of its ill-thought-through direction to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal on visa applications from convicted criminals convince Australians they are safe?

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NZ upset by Giles decision to replace ‘direction 99’ rule on deporting criminals

NZ upset by Giles decision to replace ‘direction 99’ rule on deporting criminals

Immigration Minister Andrew Giles said the new direction would prioritise the “protection of the Australian community and common sense”.

  • byMatthew Knott