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Immigration Minister Peter Dutton accused of seeking 'Trump-like powers' to review visas - ABC Online

The Federal Opposition has accused the Immigration Minister of seeking "Trump-like powers" to review the visas of certain people based on their nationality, race or religion. The Government wants to introduce a process to "revalidate" the health ...and more »

Religious groups could have Australian visas cancelled under proposed powers for Dutton - The Guardian

Immigration minister Peter Dutton would be given 'excessive powers' that could adversely affect refugees under a proposed new bill, say legal experts. Photograph: Mike Bowers for the Guardian. Australian immigration and asylum. Religious groups could ...and more »

Proposal before Parliament to allow Immigration Minister to determine visas for 'certain visa holders' - SBS - The World Game

The Australian Government has proposed giving the Immigration Minister Peter Dutton 'Trump-like' powers over certain visa holders. Proposed bill in Parliament. Language English. By. Mosiqi Acharya. 9 Feb 2017 - 11:14 AM UPDATED 8 Mar 2017 - 11:10 AM ...and more »

Peter Dutton says tougher citizenship test may be on the way - The Guardian

Peter Dutton at question time. He has signalled that the government is considering changes to its citizenship test. Photograph: Mick Tsikas/AAP. Australian immigration and asylum. Peter Dutton says tougher citizenship test may be on the way ...and more »

Peter Dutton seeking 'Trump-like' powers to target visa-holders from certain nations - The Sydney Morning Herald

Immigration Minister Peter Dutton is seeking what the Labor opposition calls "Trump-like" powers to target foreign nationals and require them to revalidate their visas. The proposed Migration Act amendments would allow Mr Dutton to compel entire groups ...and more »

Labor warns against giving Peter Dutton 'Trump-like powers' to scrap visa rights - The Guardian

Peter Dutton, right, with treasurer Scott Morrison. Planned changes to the law would allow the immigration minister to target visas of a particular group if it is 'in the public interest'. Photograph: Mick Tsikas/AAP. Australian immigration and asylum ...and more »

Labor slams proposed 'Trump-like' powers for immigration minister - SBS

Australia's Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Australia's Opposition Leader Bill Shorten during Question Time at Parliament House in Canberra, Feb. 8, 2017. Source: AAP. Labor says it will vote against proposed changes to the visa revalidation ...and more »

173 foreigners, including more than 50 criminals, kicked out of Victoria - Herald Sun

VIOLENT thugs convicted of murder, rape and assault were among 173 foreigners in Victoria whose visas were cancelled last year. New figures reveal more than 50 foreign-born criminals convicted of serious violent crimes and 16 people found guilty of sex ...and more »