24 asylum seekers granted refugee status on Nauru
The Government of Nauru handed down
status determinations to 25 asylum seekers yesterday (8 December),
24 of those were granted refugee status.
The 24 comprise 22 people in seven family groups, one single adult
female and an unaccompanied minor.
The family groups will reside at the family accommodation and the
unaccompanied minor and single adult female at separate
Like previous arrangements, the asylum seeker that did not receive
a positive determination will remain at the Regional Processing
Refugees that are resettled into the community are free to move
around the island, seek employment and be part of the
Some have found employment with local companies and others have set
up businesses such as a restaurant, beautician services, selling
food and other products at the local market.
The Government of Nauru will continue to hand down refugee status
determinations in the coming weeks.