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First Group from Australia's Detention Camp Heading to New Home in U.S.

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After years of detention at one of two remote Australia-run Pacific centers, a group of refugees are heading to the United States for permanent resettlement Tuesday.

At least 22 asylum-seekers who have been held at the Manus camp in northern Papua New Guinea will board a plane in the capital of Port Moresby and fly to Manila, then head to an undisclosed location in the U.S.

Beverly Thacker, the public affairs officer in the U.S. embassy in Port Morseby, says a second group of about 30...

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