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Migration in the News | 2 May 2018

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IRIN reported that aid agencies in Afghanistan are bracing for another refugee influx as Pakistan has set a 30 June deadline before identity cards allowing registered refugees to legally stay in the country will expire. It noted that returnees enter Afghanistan mainly through border crossings like Spin Boldak, where the government and IOM run a reception centre.

Migration in the News | 30 April 2018

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Australia’s ABC reported that Myanmar should allow an independent investigation into human rights abuses against Muslims before beginning to repatriate Rohingyas who have fled to Bangladesh, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says. The report also noted that Australia announced it would give an extra $15 million in aid to the Rohingya crisis to support aid works of WFP, IOM and UNHCR.