This is a BFF and should be vigorously opposed. (Where is our incompetent Congress?)
We have no responsibility for saving Australia from its hundreds of illegal aliens who attempted to reach Australia by boat and converting them to refugees to be seeded into your US towns and cities.
These are questionable asylum seekers that Australia does not want! They are not our problem!
This is Australia’s political hot potato.
That damn George W. Bush set a precedent about 9 years ago by taking illegal aliens who arrived on the island nation of Malta to the US as refugees. I was told (by insiders!) at the time that it was illegal!
Now we are going to pick up Australia’s illegal aliens!!!
See our huge archive on Malta by clicking here. And, btw, there is no way to screen the boat people who arrived in Australian waters any better than there is those who we have taken from Malta.
Please elect Donald Trump and tell him to stop this madness!
From the Australian:
The US has strongly hinted that it has been in discussions with Australia about the possible resettlement of refugees from Nauru to the US.
The Australian last week revealed that refugees on Manus Island and Nauru will be offered permanent new homes in a handful of third countries, which could include northern hemisphere countries such as the US and Canada, as part of a multilateral resettlement deal the Turnbull government hopes to announce by the end of the year.
The resettlement deal would enable it to drastically downsize the processing centres on Manus and Nauru by offering permanent settlement to most of the 1800-odd recognised refugees on Manus and Nauru.
Sources told The Australian the government was in the final stages of negotiating the deals, of which several are understood to be in the northern hemisphere, suggesting the US or Canada may be being considered.
In response to questions about whether Australia and the US had held discussions over the issue of refugees on Nauru, the US State Department’s East Asian and Pacific Affairs Bureau spokeswoman Connie Paik appeared to confirm that talks had taken place.
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