Immigrants to face jail if they refuse deportation

By Kat Wong and Tess Ikonomou
Updated March 26 2024 - 5:15pm, first published 5:10pm
The government is trying to rush through laws making it easier to deport detained immigrants. (Mick Tsikas/AAP PHOTOS)
The government is trying to rush through laws making it easier to deport detained immigrants. (Mick Tsikas/AAP PHOTOS)

Asylum seekers who refuse to be deported could face up to five years jail under laws being rushed through parliament ahead of another High Court decision on indefinite detention.

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