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New immigration laws would make it easier to deport non-citizens
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New immigration laws would make it easier to deport non-citizens

The Federal Government has introduced laws making it easier for authorities to deport non-citizens and expand the immigration minister’s powers.

Home Affairs Minister Clare O'Neil has scrapped Australia's golden visa.
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What is a ‘Golden Visa’ and why is the Govt scrapping it?

The Federal Government has scrapped what’s known as the “golden visa”, designed to attract wealthy investors to Australia.

The High Court has thrown out an appeal by an Iranian asylum seeker trying to avoid deportation.
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Three ex-detainees arrested after High Court detention ruling

Three ex-detainees were arrested after being released from Immigration detention because of last month’s High Court ruling.

Who is NZYQ?
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New laws to return High Court detainees

Who is NZYQ? A High Court decision triggered the release of over 140 indefinite detainees. The Government is developing laws to return them.

Who is Michael Pezzullo?
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Pezzullo sacked as Home Affairs boss

Who is Michael Pezzullo? Claims of political interference were levelled at the Home Affairs boss earlier this year. He’s now been sacked.

The High Court has thrown out an appeal by an Iranian asylum seeker trying to avoid deportation.
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Strict conditions for people released from immigration detention

The Federal Government will impose strict conditions on people released from immigration detention after last week’s High Court ruling.

Who is Michael Pezzullo?
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Who is Michael Pezzullo? Top public servant stood down

A formal investigation has been launched into public servant Michael Pezzullo, the head of Australia’s national security and immigration department.

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