Previously, the Immigration Department has viewed conversions to Christianity with suspicion. But yesterday a spokesman for the Immigration Minister, Amanda Vanstone, confirmed the only reason for reconsidering 30 cases of people currently in long term detention was their new religion.
"All these people had exhausted the [assessment and appeals] process and failed. Once you have exhausted the process and failed, you’re over. You’ve had your go and that’s it."
– Spokesman for the Immigration Minister, Amanda Vanstone.
Or will it be structured like a fiance visa? If the conversion doesn’t end in consummation within six months then out of Australia you go?
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