Facts Australians get wrong about asylum seekers

Despite extensive coverage of asylum seeker issues, Australians remain remarkably uninformed about the facts

Talking about refugees and asylum seekers in some circles can be a dubious endeavour. Before you know it, words like "illegals" and "queue jumpers" are ricocheting back at you, and you're entangled in an angry debate.

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URL: http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/jun/15/theres-no-legal-queue-and-three-other-facts-australians-get-wrong-about-asylum-seekers