Refugees call for permanent visas outside Clare O'Neil's office

April 12, 2024
Outside Clare O'Neil's office. Photo: Chris Slee

Refugees have been protesting outside the office of home affairs minister Clare O'Neil, in Oakleigh, to demand permanent visas.

The protest, from April 8 to April 10, was organised by “12,000 Captive Souls”, a group comprising refugees with temporary visas which means they have to repeatedly renew them.

This makes it difficult for them to plan their future and they face the threat of deportation to danger.

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