Papua New Guinea reportedly allows migrants to leave camp

May 12, 2016 7:01 AM

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CANBERRA, Australia – Australia's conservative government is warning that tough immigration policies could soften if the opposition wins elections.

The government's policy of sending migrants who try to reach Australian shores to Papua New Guinea and Nauru suffered a blow last month when Papua New Guinea's Supreme Court ruled that Australia's detention of asylum seekers on Manus Island was unconstitutional.

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