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'Long delays': Official audit slams Peter Dutton's department for Australian citizenship backlog

'Long delays': Official audit slams Peter Dutton's department for Australian citizenship backlog

The number of citizenship applications stuck in the pipeline blew out by 771 per cent over the past four financial years.

  • by Michael Koziol

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'These things are absolutes': Scott Morrison lays down the gauntlet on medical evacuations
Scott Morrison

'These things are absolutes': Scott Morrison lays down the gauntlet on medical evacuations

"I'm going to stand on the right ground. You want to join me on the right ground, you're welcome. But I'm not going to find a middle ground."

  • by Michael Koziol
Another US government shutdown deadline looms
World Politics

Another US government shutdown deadline looms

The White House has not ruled out another federal government shutdown even if it finds money for Trump's border wall elsewhere.

  • by Jonathan Lemire and Alan Fram
Hungary to give lifetime tax exemption to women who have four children
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Hungary to give lifetime tax exemption to women who have four children

Hungary's anti-immigration Prime Minister said the government would increase financial aid and subsidies for families in a bid to boost the population.

Bill Shorten warned against backdown in stand-off over refugee medical bill
Nauru

Bill Shorten warned against backdown in stand-off over refugee medical bill

The independent MPs behind the push to move refugees off Nauru and Manus Island for medical treatment have demanded Labor hold the line.

  • by David Wroe
Los Angeles formally declares itself a 'city of sanctuary'
Immigration

Los Angeles formally declares itself a 'city of sanctuary'

Councilman Gil Cedillo said people in Los Angeles would not be judged "by the color of their skin, not by who they choose to love, not by when they got here".

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Migrants face deportation if they move, under population control visas
Immigration

Migrants face deportation if they move, under population control visas

State governments are pushing back against a federal request for more information on their population growth.

  • by David Crowe and Eryk Bagshaw
Italy's Italian-first policies are hurting Italians too
Italy

Italy's Italian-first policies are hurting Italians too

In a test case for populism, Italy's threat to eject squatters shows how nationalist measures can end up hurting citizens too.

  • by Chico Harlan and Stefano Pitrelli
Labor releases legal advice to counter government claims that refugee bill threatens national security
Immigration

Labor releases legal advice to counter government claims that refugee bill threatens national security

Labor will redouble its effort to allow doctors to order the medical transfer of asylum seekers to Australia.

  • by David Crowe
Trump calls for end to division, then launches right into it
Nancy Pelosi

Trump calls for end to division, then launches right into it

Trump began his State of the Union speech on a bipartisan note. But he soon moved on to the issues that most divide Americans.

  • by Matthew Knott
Rapper 21 Savage to be deported from the US
USA

Rapper 21 Savage to be deported from the US

US authorities say 21 Savage, Sha Yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, is a British citizen who entered the US legally in July 2005.