USA confirms refugee deal with Australia will go ahead
On Tuesday, White House spokesman Sean Spicer told reporters the agreement specifically deals with 1250 people.
Despite the restrictions on refugees, Trump on Sunday told Turnbull the US would honour its agreement to resettle an unspecified number of refugees held in Australian processing centres on remote Pacific islands in Papua New Guinea and Nauru.
Turnbull's comments came just one day after he refused to comment on Trump's travel ban, and just two days after his first phone call with Trump as the U.S. president.
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"Australian passport holders will be able to travel to the United States in the same way they were able to prior to the executive order", said Turnbull.
'Part of the deal is they have to be vetted in the same manner that we are doing now.
Monday's confirmation surprised and angered many politicians, coming as the United States toughens its stance on Muslim immigration, as most of the asylum seekers involved in the deal with Australia are Muslims from the Middle East, Africa and Asia. Only refugees - those recognised as having a well-founded fear of persecution in their home country - will be considered for resettlement.
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Iranian refugees make up the largest cohort in both of the Australian-run offshore detention camps, there are also significant Iraqi, Sudanese, and Somalian populations.
Last week Mr Trump placed a temporary ban on refugees being admitted to the USA and other strict border measures targeting seven countries including Iran, Iraq and Syria. There are a small number of Syrians. Guardian Australia cited sources on Manus as saying that further vetting could take from six to twelve months and that only those who qualify as refugees will be considered. USA authorities have visited both Nauru and Manus to outline the interview and vetting process.
Mr Trump has come under fire after signing an executive order putting a temporary stop to refugees and people from certain countries entering the United States, but he said that the step was "not a Muslim ban".
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That phrasing was reminiscent of Orwell's "Ministry of Truth", which, he wrote, concerns itself with "lies". As of Tuesday, the book was the sixth best-selling book on Amazon .
Turnbull declined to say how many refugees might be resettled in the United States. He said it violated the most basic tenets of the American nation. "So it is a process-driven arrangement rather than a numerical arrangement".
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Despite the narrow loss, Wycombe manager Gareth Ainsworth said: "The lads have done me and the town so proud". This is completely different to Spain or France. "It is tough because you need all the squad".
James Harden drops a 50-point triple-double on Friday for Houston
He suffered a fractured foot during the pre-season games and is expected to return after the All-Star break, as per NBA.com . The Sixers are also nearly 10 points better in defensive rating when Embiid is on the court vs. when he is off of it.
Senate Committee Approves Wichita Falls Native Rex Tillerson for Secretary of State
His tweets may have been innocent and random but it has caused a lot to recently questioning of the Tesla Motors CEO. Musk is also one of the big names to immediately approve of Trump's pick for his secretary of state.
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He later questioned Jeff Hornacek's coaching, while backup point guard Brandon Jennings expressed frustration with the rotation. And no matter what comes from the Cavs' front office, it has been clear from the start that no one holds as much power as James.
Japan launches first-ever Military Communications Satellite Kirameki-2
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Trump Administration Puts Gag Order On Department Of Agriculture Researchers
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Amazon's Echo just got a huge and hilarious 'Star Trek' Easter egg
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