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What are the facts about Australia refugee resettlement?

Australia is known for its tough stance towards refugees, particularly those who arrive by boat. But is this one aspect of Australian immigration policy overshadowing the country’s largesse and hospitality?

Australia‘s treatment of asylum seekers seeking to reach the country by boat has earned it the condemnation of humanitarian groups.

But that hides another picture; per capita in 2016, Australia welcomed more refugees via the UNHCR’s resettlement programme than any other country.

Al Jazeera’s Andrew Thomas reports from Sydney.