View Full Version : Australia ‘Cherry Picking’ Refugees? Claims Refugee Council

09-29-2016, 12:30 PM
he Refugee Council has claimed Australia has been “cherry picking” the refugees from the Middle East who can resettle in the nation.

Council’s CEO Paul Power told 7:30 that Australian authorities are being too selective in choosing refugees. He claimed that the authorities are only allowing influx and resettlement for Iraqi and Christians rather than Syrian refugees. “I don’t think anyone expected that the program would be weighted as strongly towards Iraqi Christians as it now appears,” Power added