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Big win for fairness at the Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT). Another AR LAW Services feel good partner visa story.

AR LAW Services was retained to appeal a particularly cruel decision by the department of Immigration (DIAC) that had deprived a young man of a life with his lawfully wedded wife for more than four years.

The applicant – a young Australian man who suffers a significant intellectual disability. – had tried on numerous occasions to secure a partner visa for his young wife. The applications – despite being lodged by a well known migration law firm – were consistently refused by DIAC on the grounds that his intellectual disability robbed him of the capacity to understand concepts like “love” “marriage” and consequently DIAC believed he lacked the ability to “sponsor” his wife were she to come to Australia.

AR LAW Services argued that “the chance to love and be loved is not solely the preserve of the gifted and the beautiful but those with intellectual disabilities can to love too”.

So when it was all said and done this case was about discrimination and prejudice. Something that has no place in a fair and just legal process or the rule of law.

And after 3 days before the tribunal AR LAW Services was vindicated and won and now the couple can live happy ever after in Australia.

So if you or anyone you know has an Australian Partner Visa refused, rejected or cancelled contact us to discuss your Appeal or Review options.  Remember TRUST ONLY a Master Migration Lawyer and make an appointment with AR LAW Services: Master Migration Lawyer.

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