Babies of refugees are citizens: PNG Immigration Authority

Manus Island refugees protest at West Lorengau Haus. Photo: supplied

PORT MORESBY, 20 DECEMBER 2018 (THE NATIONAL)— Seven babies fathered by asylum seekers on Manus will automatically become citizens simply “by virtue of their mothers being citizens”, an official from Papua New Guinea Immigration and Citizenship Authority says. But the PNG Immigration and Citizenship Authority has clarified that having children with local women does not […]

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