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Immigrants face deportation from Australia

Al Jazeera gets exclusive access to Christmas Island where hundreds of asylum seekers languish.

Last Modified: 13 Aug 2013 11:14
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Australia's new asylum policy is stirring a heated debate ahead of next month's general election.

Asylum seekers arriving by boat to the immigration detention centre on Christmas Island are now being deported to Papua New Guinea or the island of Nauru.

Al Jazeera’s Andrew Thomas reports from the immigration detention centre on Christmas Island.

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