[QODLink]
Asia-pacific

Outsourcing Australia's immigration problem

Australia seeks a deal with Cambodia to resettle estimated 1000 asylum seekers it denied entry to the country.

Last updated: 31 Jul 2014 11:11
Email Article
Print Article
Share article
Send Feedback

Cambodia and Australia are discussing a deal to resettle asylum seekers denied entry to Australia. The migrants from a number of different countries were diverted to the island nation of Nauru.

Some feel the estimated 1000 refugees are far more than Cambodia can handle.

Al Jazeera's Scott Heidler reports from Phnom Penh.

52

Source:
Al Jazeera
Email Article
Print Article
Share article
Send Feedback
Topics in this article
People
Country
City
Featured on Al Jazeera
Your chance to be an investigative journalist in Al Jazeera’s new interactive game.
An innovative rehabilitation programme offers Danish fighters in Syria an escape route and help without prosecution.
Street tension between radical Muslims and Holland's hard right rises, as Islamic State anxiety grows.
Take an immersive look at the challenges facing the war-torn country as US troops begin their withdrawal.
Featured
Private citizens take initiative to help 'irregular' migrants, accusing governments of excessive focus on security.
Indonesia's cassava plantations are being killed by mealybugs, and thousands of wasps will be released to stop them.
Violence in Ain al-Arab has prompted many Kurdish Syrians to flee to Turkey, but others are returning to battle ISIL.
Unelected representatives quietly iron out logistics of massive TPP and TTIP deals among US, Europe, and Asia-Pacific.
Led by students concerned for their future with 'nothing to lose', it remains to be seen who will blink first.