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Why a proposed law to use secret evidence to deport migrants has rights groups concerned

Rights groups and migrant advocates are concerned the federal government's proposed law could have "catastrophic consequences" for migrants facing potential visa cancellations.

There are widespread fears a proposed law allowing visas to be cancelled based on secret evidence could deny migrants their right to justice.

  • Tom Stayner
  • SBS

The federal government says the legislation, which could result in a person being deported or detained without knowing the evidence behind the decision, would prevent the disclosure of confidential information provided…

But rights groups and migrant advocates are worried the move amounts to a fundamental breach of…

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