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Home Affairs deports up to 25 asylum seekers

Home Affairs deports up to 25 asylum seekers

The Department of Home Affairs appears to have launched a late-night mass deportation of mostly Sri Lankan asylum seekers last night with very little warning.

Exclusive: concern raised for baby in Melbourne immigration detention

Exclusive: concern raised for baby in Melbourne immigration detention

This five-month-old baby has spent her life in Melbourne Immigration Transit Accommodation. A psychiatric report submitted in June has raised mental health concerns for both mother and child.

Scott Morrison’s (mostly bad) relationship with the media

Scott Morrison’s (mostly bad) relationship with the media

Scott Morrison has been accused of pouring "muck" onto journalists and playing populist favourites in the past. No surprise, then, the coverage of him since ascending to PM has a "daggy dad" vibe.

Can activists really push Qantas and Virgin into standing against the government?

Can activists really push Qantas and Virgin into standing against the government?

It might seem like a big ask, but recent history has all signs pointing to yes. These are proven tactics that are becoming more and more common.

Qantas and Virgin face protest over deportation

Qantas and Virgin face protest over deportation

Good morning, early birds. Qantas and Virgin face protests over immigration deportation. Plus, more support for breaking up the banks. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Secret refugee deal with Taiwan puts people and diplomacy at risk

Secret refugee deal with Taiwan puts people and diplomacy at risk

Remarkably, Australia is putting its relationship with China in potential trouble by acknowledging Taiwan as a country.

Child’s rights should prevent father’s urgent deportation: lawyer

Child’s rights should prevent father’s urgent deportation: lawyer

The deportation of a Tamil man may take place just days after his partner and infant daughter received a safe haven visa.

Is it time for Australian states to step up on asylum seeker support?

Is it time for Australian states to step up on asylum seeker support?

The cruelty of the federal government's immigration services is well-established, but what's happening in the states and territories? This is the focus of a new report out today.

How did the US achieve in a month what has eluded activists in Australia for 20 years?

How did the US achieve in a month what has eluded activists in Australia for 20 years?

US President Donald Trump has caved to public pressure and ordered an end to the separation of undocumented migrants from their children. So why have activists failed to achieve these kinds of results in Australia?

Actually, men can do something about male violence

Actually, men can do something about male violence

Crikey readers reckon with solutions (or lack thereof) to male violence, as well as Australian asylum seeker policy.