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Citizenship Update in a time of Covid-19

Coronavirus has change the world! This is a trite statement but I keep running into examples that makes me pause and mourn the many things we took for granted before the pandemic.

A client of mine has just been awarded their Australian citizenship. The ceremony is usually a moment of great joy and celebration – and it is still -but the new pandemic procedure has robbed the event of some of it sense of occasion.

Instead of putting on your “glad rags” and getting all “dolled-up” for a big day out with your mates and the family now you get:

Due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak and social distancing measures, in-person citizenship ceremonies have been temporarily suspended. During this time, the Department of Home Affairs has introduced online Australian citizenship ceremonies for people who are in Australia. Citizenship candidates can make the citizenship pledge and become a citizen via a web-based video conference. These ceremonies will be conducted using the video conferencing application Webex.

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So if you or anyone you know is contemplating applying for Australian Citizenship or had an application refused or had your Citizenship cancelled talk to us – we may be the solution to your migration problems.   Remember TRUST ONLY a Master Migration Lawyer and make an appointment with AR LAW Services: Master Migration Lawyer.

So talk to us – book an initial 30 minute consultation for a flat fixed fee of $200 for the initial 30 minutes to discuss your issue with a Master Migration Lawyer and to see if you qualify for a “ABG Coronavirus Grant” and thereby be eligible for significant savings.

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Note: this update, or any previous updates on this page, do not constitute legal advice and should not be relied upon as such. Please call our office to seek professional advice before acting or relying on any of the content on this page