The refugees are the first of 1,250 asylum seekers that are being resettled in the United States under a deal struck between Canberra and Washington in the final weeks of President Barack Obama's administration.
There was not, however, any obligation for the United States to take a specific number of refugees.
The first group - including men from Bangladesh, Sudan and Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar - left Manus, which is in Papua New Guinea, on Sunday, officials have confirmed, and will be on their way to the U.S. on Wednesday.
The Public Affairs officer for the USA embassy in Port Moresby, Beverly Thacker, said they would be resettled in a number of different states.
"We expect that other refugees will be resettled in the coming months".
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Under Australia's strict and controversial refugee policy, anyone intercepted trying to reach the country by boat is sent to prison camps on Manus Island or the Pacific island of Nauru for processing.
"They have been approved for travel to the U.S. under the same stringent vetting process that apply to all refugees", she said.
The original deal agreed on the resettlement of up to 1250 detainees from both Nauru and Manus.
Under the bilateral deal - which President Donald Trump called "dumb" but said he will honour - the USA has agreed to take up to 1,250 refugees. Amnesty International issued a report last October alleging that numerous 400 men, women and children being held on Nauru have been subjected to physical and mental abuse and neglect, and have attempted various forms of self-harm, including attempted suicides, and were falling into deep despair over their long detention and uncertain fate.
Their European challenge continues tonight as they host Ukrainian champions Shakhtar Donetsk in their second Group F fixture. Guardiola, who was speaking at his pre-match press conference, went on to praise Aguero for improving his all-round game.
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Authorities put the death toll following Tuesday's 7.1 magnitude quake at more than 250 people, with the number expected to rise. She said: "I came to ask God for strength for those who lost loved ones and for the Virgin to watch over us and keep us safe".
Tears of joy and tears of sadness from Monsey and Francisco Lapuerta, worrying about friends and family back in Puerto Rico. She says she still has family on the island that she has yet hear from. "The devastation is beyond belief".
President Donald Trump tweets against North Korean leader Kim Jung-un have fuelled tensions between the USA and North Korea. Twitter is committed to transparency and keeping people informed about what's happening in the world.
Following this report, it will soon be announcing next steps on consumer protection work in vehicle hire and hotels, the CMA said. The investigation follows a year-long market review into comparison sites to see how well they work for consumers.
The animated film is the third in the new Lego franchise following 2014's The Lego Movie and February's The Lego Batman Movie . All of these numbers come by way of Entertainment Weekly , which has a full breakdown of this weekend's box office.
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