PM announces refugee resettlement deal with US

Malcolm Turnbull, Peter Dutton announce refugee resettlement deal with US

ABC News – 13 November 2016

The United States and Australia have agreed to a one-off refugee resettlement deal for people on Manus Island and Nauru.

Key points:

  • Resettlement deal is a “one-off” that will only apply to refugees currently on Manus Island or Nauru, Malcolm Turnbull says
  • US Homeland Security officials coming to Australia to begin process in next few days
  • Peter Dutton says Government in final stages of negotiation with Nauru for 20-year visa

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull confirmed the agreement this morning, following a year of negotiations.

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