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Afghan family members Sangita Bashardost , mother Nabila Bashardost ,... News PhotoApplying,Family,Females,Horizontal,Indonesia,Jakarta,Mobile App,Mother,Office,People,Politics,Samora,Sister,Sitting,UNHCRPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPAfghan family members Sangita Bashardost (L), mother Nabila Bashardost (2L), and sisters Samera (3L) and Tirina (4L) sit outside United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees office in Jakarta on March 5, 2013, after the family's application for refugee status was denied. At a lost on what to do Sangita said her father is considering to take the family on illegal boat transport that will take them to Australia's Christmas island. Australia is facing a steady influx of asylum-seekers arriving by boat, many of whom use Indonesia as a transit hub, paying people-smugglers for passage on leaky wooden vessels after fleeing their home countries. More than 300 boatpeople have died en route to Australia last year. AFP PHOTO / ROMEO GACAD (Photo credit should read ROMEO GACAD/AFP/Getty Images)