In Nguyen v Minister for Immigration & Anor (2016) FCCA 1523. Justice Burchardt held that the question was: “How should clause 485.223 of Part 485… Read More »485 visa applications – What does it mean to be “accompanied by” ? Be careful!
Be advised the Occupational Ceilings for the 2016-17 financial year have just been announced. The Occupational Ceilings are the maximum number of invitations that can… Read More »The Occupational Ceilings: effective from 1 July 2016
Although Mr Bolvaran, lived in Australia for 41 of his 42 years, a recovering ice addict, was deported to Chile, the country of his birth late last… Read More »Revocation: A Ray of hope for the “sinners” with bad character – 501 visa cancellation.
This just in from DIAC “newletter” – Understanding genuineness In the interim, to streamline nomination processing, agents should still make sure that they are familiar… Read More »457 visa “genuineness” a word from DIAC
Migration Agents – a risk to your confidentiality This email shows Migration Agents are now DIRECTLY over seen by DIAC. This is an official email… Read More »Why use a migration agent now they are merely agents of the Government
Visa cancellation: Eden’s case – Unreasonableness defence. Character issues. Criminal conviction of 12 months
In Eden v Minister for Immigration and Border Protection the Federal Court highlights that unfair visa cancellations can be fought in the courts on grounds… Read More »Visa cancellation: Eden’s case – Unreasonableness defence. Character issues. Criminal conviction of 12 months
As note in by Lewis & Bollard there was an important decision last Friday when Justice Street, sitting in the Federal Circuit Court at Sydney, handed down a… Read More »Big win in 457 visa applicants – Breakthrough in Lee’s case
As noted in his blog Dio Hawkons say that in an attempt to attract more foreign investment, the Australian Government introduced the Premium Investor Visa… Read More »Fast track for Australian PR? Money talks (Premium Investor Visa – PIV)
As noted in the Age The number of cancellations is much higher than in recent years, because Immigration Minister Peter Dutton now has greater powers… Read More »Deportation. Hundreds of convicted criminals have visas revoked
As noted by Stefanie Balog in the Australian Assistant Minister for Immigration and Border Protection Michaelia Cash will unveil the government’s latest weapon to tackle visa fraud as… Read More »Work Visa – call AR LAW for criminal defence