Crikey unpacks the ugly history behind the phrase "anchor babies", and how it relates to where Australia and the US are now.
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Opposition home affairs spokesperson Kristina Keneally has copped a torrent of flak from News Corp for supporting the Biloela Tamil family. How far will the The Australian go in its latest Holy War?
Crikey readers discuss the government's fight to deport the Biloela Tamil family, the religious freedom debate, and the stagnating economy.
The Australian government had many other options on how to handle the Biloela family. This was surely the worst one.
Good morning, early birds. Lawyers warn that the fight to prevent the deportation of the Biloela Tamil family could be undone, and the world sees a fresh spike in conflict overnight. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.
A late night flurry of protest and advocacy at Melbourne Airport and around the country has saved a Tamil family from being deported for the time being.
On the same day that a two-year-old in detention was banned from receiving a birthday cake, the Home Affairs minister claimed again that all children have been removed from detention.