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Link: “Home Affairs department ‘accidentally’ sent letters telling asylum seekers to leave Australia, minister says

Original post found at: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-11-17/asylum-seekers-accidentally-sent-letters-says-minister/101657116

…but the department disputes that it was an accident, and insists they’re just enforcing Australia’s existing (callous and inflexible) refugee policy. TBH it’s a shit status quo that we rely on ministers’ desire for PR wins via individual acts of mercy. Change the policy, enshrine compassion in law 🙏

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