Australian PM promises migration cut, refugee freeze if re-elected

Prime Minister Scott Morrison speaks to the media during a press conference at Parliament House in Canberra, Australia, April 11, 2019. AAP Image/Mick Tsikas via REUTERS

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, trailing in opinion polls ahead of a May 18 election, on Sunday campaigned on the hot-button issue of immigration, promising to cut annual migrant numbers and freeze the country’s refugee intake. The pace of migration and the over crowding of Australia’s major cities is a sensitive issue […]

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