High court to rule on whether Indigenous people can be deported from Australia

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Lawyers say federal government’s attempts to deport Daniel Love and Brendan Thoms are ‘absurd’

The federal government’s attempts to deport two Indigenous men have gone before the high court, examining what lawyers for the two men have said are “absurd” circumstances.

The two men in the separate cases, Daniel Love and Brendan Thoms, were both born overseas to at least one parent who is Indigenous and holds Australian citizenship. They both have Indigenous children, and Thoms is a native title holder.

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