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Is there an alternative to mandatory detention?

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posted on 05.05.2017, 01:11 by Rivett, Kenneth
Opponents of the mandatory detention of asylum seekers may not be making enough allowance for the strong and widespread desire to emigrate from the poorer countries. Applicants should be detained if there is a significant chance of their absconding before their cases are finalised, but the proportion held at present is unnecessarily high. Incorrect spelling of title on webpage Copyright. Monash University and the author/s


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People and place, vol. 9, no. 1 (2001), p. 9-13. ISSN 1039-4788