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More than 220,000 waiting for citizenship

More than 220,000 people are waiting to have their citizenship applications processed, new figures reveal.

The average wait time has blown out to 13 months.

"The ongoing blowouts are cruel, callous and are preventing people from pledging commitment to Australia," Labor Senator Kristina Keneally said on Monday.


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