Australian churches offer sanctuary to asylum seekers

This week we’ve seen the country’s premiers appealing to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to let the Australian-born children of asylum seekers stay here. And they’re not the only ones – churches around Australia have announced they will offer sanctuary to these families.

But is sanctuary legal? And does it matter, given the alternative?

Professor Penny Crofts from the University of Technology, Sydney joined Kim Williams on the line.

Producer: Caroline Wagner

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