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Australia refugee centre could boost Nauru
Residents of South Pacific island hope arrival of asylum seekers for processing will boost economy.
Last Modified: 11 Sep 2012 07:22
Hundreds of refugees are being flown to the small Pacific island of Nauru as part of a new immigration policy in Australia.

Asylum seekers must now be processed offshore.

It is a controversial move, but people in Nauru are hoping the change will translate into an economic boost.
Al Jazeera’s Andrew Thomas reports from the South Pacific Island of Nauru.

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