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Australia Human Rights Commission expresses concerns over conditions in immigration detention facility

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The Australian Human Rights Commission released a report on Monday outlining concerns regarding the conditions at the Yongah Hill Immigration Detention Centre in Northam, Western Australia. The Migration Act 1958 establishes Australia’s mandatory immigration detention framework.

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France passes law aimed at ‘controlling’ immigration

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The French Parliament passed a new immigration law Tuesday aimed at controlling immigration and improving integration. Titled “ Bill to Control Immigration and Enhance Integration ,” the legislation encompasses various provisions addressing key aspects of immigration management.

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Oklahoma House passes controversial immigration bill criminalizing ‘impermissible occupation’

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” The Oklahoma bill largely mimics a similar immigration bill from the Texas Legislature, which was signed into law in December 2023 and has since been embroiled in legal challenges. The post Oklahoma House passes controversial immigration bill criminalizing ‘impermissible occupation’ appeared first on JURIST - News.

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131 escape Malaysia immigration detention center leading to one casualty

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Ruslin Jusoh, Director-General of Malaysia’s Immigration Department, announced Thursday that 131 primarily Rohingya men from Myanmar escaped from the Bidor Immigration Detention Center in Perak, Malaysia, with one being killed.

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HRW: France draft immigration law threatens human rights

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Human Rights Watch (HRW) warned in a report Monday that a French immigration bill under consideration threatens to curtail human rights. The bill also seeks to simplify the administrative aspect of immigration by increasing efficiency and reducing the number of procedures available to those engaging in immigration litigation.

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Iceland Ministry of Social Affairs and Labour invites immigrants to participate in policy discussion

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Iceland’s Ministry of Social Affairs and Labour invited immigrants on Monday to participate in a discussion on policy of immigrant matters. The meeting will take place in Reykjavik and aims to provide immigrants with an opportunity to “better integrate and actively participate in society.”

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Mexico files Amicus Brief in US court of appeals in opposition to Texas immigration law

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Mexico filed an amicus brief Thursday with the US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, voicing opposition to Texas Immigration Law SB 4 , which authorizes Texas authorities to arrest and prosecute individuals suspected of illegal entry across the US-Mexico border. United States.