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What are the issues that people from a refugee background, or seeking protection, face when they live in Australia? Settling into a foreign country has its challenges, some of which are particularly difficult for people in these circumstances. Yet many people learn to adapt and even flourish.

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IOM calls for change to health care for irregular migrants in Europe

The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) has published a detailed report on access to health care for irregular migrants in the European Union (EU). The report reveals an urgent need to improve health outcomes for some of the most vulnerable groups in the EU. It makes recommendations to immediately expand universal health coverage.
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Safe Haven Enterprise Visas (SHEVs)

What is a Safe Haven Enterprise Visa (SHEV)? A Safe Haven Enterprise Visa (SHEV) is one of two types of temporary protection visas available to those claiming asylum who come…

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Pricing refugees? The Productivity Commission on Australia’s migration intake

How should Australia decide who can migrate here? The Australian Government recently asked the Productivity Commission to look at this issue. The Productivity Commission completed its report in April 2015, and it was released publicly in September 2015. So what did the Productivity Commission say about people coming under the Refugee and Humanitarian Program?
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