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Where’s best for refugees in the US-Australia ‘people swap’?

Last November, the Australian government announced that the United States had agreed to resettle refugees languishing at its off-shore processing centers. As part of the arrangement Australia would accept asylum seekers at US-backed camps in Costa Rica. For the center-right government in Canberra, the deal, struck with former President Barack Obama but announced after Donald […]