A young family of Tamil Asylum Seekers have lost their appeal against deportation, prompting supporters to call on home affairs minister Peter Dutton to intervene in their case. Nadesalingam and Priya, and their Australian-born daughters, a two-year-old and a nine-month-old , have been in a Melbourne Detention Centre for 108 days after they were taken from their home in Biloela in central Queensland. Nadesalingam’s application for protection had been rejected by Australian authorities, and his appeals extinguished. But the federal circuit court was considering whether Priya’s plea for protection should be reexamined by the immigration assessment authority. At a hearing in Melbourne on Th
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