Refugees in Australia's remote camps offered US resettlement

A refugee is seen walking between tents at Australia's regional processing centre on Manus Island in Papua New GuineaRefugees held on remote Pacific camps after trying to reach Australia by boat will be resettled in the US in a “one-off” deal, the premier says, a breakthrough that could see the controversial facilities closed. Canberra sends asylum-seekers who try to reach Australia by boat to detention facilities on Papua New Guinea’s Manus Island and Nauru. “The arrangements with the United States will offer the opportunity for refugees, both on Nauru and Manus, to be resettled,” Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull told reporters in Canberra.

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