THE immigration department has revealed it had paid the Nauru government $27.9 million for asylum seeker visas up to March 30 and just over $1 million for refugee visas to February 23.

There are currently 718 asylum seekers in detention on Nauru and 500 refugees temporarily resettled on the island.

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