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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 »

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 ...and more »

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

Greens criticise new bill it says gives immigration minister 'extreme vetting' powers to cancel visas of people based on place of birth, passport or religion. Ben Doherty · @bendohertycorro. Wed 8 Feb 2017 22.34 EST Last modified on Tue 13 Mar 2018 12 ...and more »

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

Peter Dutton has signalled a new, tougher citizenship test could consider behaviour including whether or not parents sent their children to school in the country they lived in before they applied for permanent residency in Australia. In an interview on ...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 »

Australia's immigration minister Peter Dutton seeking 'Trump-like' powers to target visa holders from certain nations -

Australia's Immigration Minister Peter Dutton seems to be taking a leaf out of US President Donald Trump's book when it comes to immigration. Australian Immigration Minister Peter Dutton is seeking what the Labor opposition calls "Trump-like" powers to ...and more »