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Scott Morrison allows asylum seeker babies to be processed in Australia (Canberra Times)

18 December 20140 comments

More than 30 babies born to asylum seeker mothers in Australia will be able to stay in the mainland with their families and not be processed on Nauru under a secret deal struck by crossbencher Ricky Muir.

Immigration Minister Scott Morrison announced the decision late on Thursday, immediately before a legal bid on behalf of the families failed in the Federal Court.

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