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Your visa or your life: a quandary no domestic violence victim should face

Your visa or your life: a quandary no domestic violence victim should face

Every domestic violence survivor deserves an equal opportunity to thrive and be safe - no matter what country they were born in.

  • by Marianne Ibrahim

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Partner visa changes won't protect women: Expert who wrote report
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Domestic violence

Partner visa changes won't protect women: Expert who wrote report

The author of a study whose research was used by the government to justify a new English language test for foreigners says her work was misrepresented.

  • by Latika Bourke
Parents of hundreds of children separated at US border cannot be found
USA

Parents of hundreds of children separated at US border cannot be found

Attempts to find the separated parents have been going on for years but the number of parents deemed "unreachable" is much larger than was previously known.

  • by Caitlin Dickerson
Partner visa holders forced to come to Australia during pandemic
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Coronavirus pandemic

Partner visa holders forced to come to Australia during pandemic

Australian couples where one partner is from overseas are pleading for more time to enter Australia before their $7000-plus partner visas are cancelled, given the disruptions caused by the coronavirus pandemic this year.

  • by Caitlin Fitzsimmons
Rohingya flee refugee camp gang warfare
Rohingya

Rohingya flee refugee camp gang warfare

Authorities have arrested 12 people and dispatched hundreds of armed military and police officers to the camp to try to contain clashes.

  • by Suza Uddin and Nicola Smith
Australians to undergo domestic violence check to sponsor overseas partner
Domestic violence

Australians to undergo domestic violence check to sponsor overseas partner

Under the changes Australians will be forced to share any record of domestic violence with their partner or spouse before they can sponsor them for a visa.

  • by Latika Bourke
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Sexual assault, lost fingers: exploitation in an industry rotten to the core
Opinion
Opinion

Sexual assault, lost fingers: exploitation in an industry rotten to the core

Australia’s fruit and vegetable harvesting industry is a house of cards stacked upon a blindness to human suffering, poverty and abuse.

  • by Sherry Huang
Careful what you wish for: COVID-19 transforms population politics
Population

Careful what you wish for: COVID-19 transforms population politics

The pandemic has given Sydney a "breather" from population growth. But the city - and the state - is about to discover how our coveted standard of living relies on immigration.

  • by Matt Wade
Non-English-speaking spouses won't be rejected, government promises
Federal budget

Non-English-speaking spouses won't be rejected, government promises

Foreigners applying to resettle with Australian partners will be required to undergo free language lessons if they can't demonstrate conversational English.

  • by Latika Bourke
No English, no visa: Australia to block visa for partners if they don't speak English
Federal budget

No English, no visa: Australia to block visa for partners if they don't speak English

The change will add $4.9 million to the government's coffers to boost "social cohesion and economic participation".

  • by Latika Bourke
Morrison government cuts refugee places by thousands
Federal budget

Morrison government cuts refugee places by thousands

The government has slashed the maximum humanitarian intake, saying it is more difficult to bring refugees into Australia than before the pandemic.

  • by Anthony Galloway