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Best Immigration Lawyers In Melbourne

MyVisa® Immigration Lawyers - Sydney Reviews Bianca Petruzziello 12:26 25 Nov 19 Very helpful, honest and reliable. He is the first lawyer I talked with about my situation but I found him very direct. I would recommend him.Thanks for the chat! I really appreciate it. Friddy91 00:51 24 Nov 19 [...] Read more

Best Immigration Lawyers In Sydney

MyVisa® Immigration Lawyers - Sydney Reviews Bianca Petruzziello 12:26 25 Nov 19 Very helpful, honest and reliable. He is the first lawyer I talked with about my situation but I found him very direct. I would recommend him.Thanks for the chat! I really appreciate it. Friddy91 00:51 24 Nov 19 [...] Read more
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Guide To Immigration Lawyers In Australia

Top 18 things an Immigration Lawyer (Like me!) will help you with: 1. De facto visas 2. Visa refusal 3. Visa cancellation 4. Bridging visa 5. Section 501 6. PIC 4020 7. Partner visas 8. Federal circuit court appeal 9. Refugee visas 10. Health waiver 11. Criminal record 12. Citizenship […]

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Opinion: The Tamil Family of Biloela

  It’s not often I defend Minister Dutton, but I feel I must defend him if he is right. The short point surrounding the Tamil family of Biloela is that the main visa applicants have been assessed as not entitled to a protection (refugee) visa. This conclusion was reached after […]

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Humpty Dumpty & The Best Immigration Lawyers

Coffee Up! Today is a BIG day for me. For 20 years now I’ve consistently engaged the best immigration law barristers I could find to work with me. We are now one the nation’s most successful visa practices because of the “smarts” and the “hunger” of external Counsel. But 4 […]

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Visa Refusal Reasons Australia

What are the Visa Refusal Reasons in Australia Do you have any specific questions about an Immigration Department refusal of your visa application for Australia?  read our guidelines on how to respond to visa refusal issues and visa refusal problems or ask your own question on this visa refusal blog. […]

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Bogus Documents Fixing – The PIC 4020 Problem

This bogus document problem is that a DIBP Case Officer believes that you have deliberately tried to mislead them. For example by using fake documents or fake paperwork. Immigration is aware that false documents or false paperwork are often provided to them. Visa applicants do this with the intention to secure a more […]

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Northern Territory Skilled Migration Visa Options

FAQ – Northern Territory Skilled Migration Occupation list and Visa Options   What is a Designated Area Migration Agreement? This is a labour agreement between a specific region and the Australian Government to enable them to meet the employment needs unique to their region. Under this framework, skilled and semi-skilled […]

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Immigration News 2018

Top News about Immigration Matters from other sources in Australia   Dated: 04/10/2018 NZ airport travellers who don’t disclose phone passwords face $5k fine Is Big Brother now a citizen of New Zealand.  This article explores a new issue for everyone travelling to New Zealand. Will we, in Australia, soon […]

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Visa Appeal Federal Circuit Court

10 Min Chat - Federal Circuit Court   How to appeal to the Federal Circuit Court of Australia (FCCA)? Timeframe for an FCCA appeal (from AAT) is generally 35 days. It is necessary to establish a jurisdictional error in order to have a successful outcome in an FCCA appeal. It [...] Read more
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Citizenship Application

10 Min Chat - Citizenship   Citizenship Application - Are you eligible to apply for an Australian Citizenship? To meet the general residence requirement you are required to have been living in Australia lawfully for a period of four (4) years and at least one (1) year as a Permanent Resident [...] Read more
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Health Waiver

Health Waiver 10 Min Chat - Health Waiver   Health Requirements - Health Waivers There is little point in meeting specific visa criteria unless you first consider the applicable health requirement and whether any health waiver is available, if the health criteria is not satisfied. To meet the health requirement, [...] Read more
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Character Test

10 Min Chat - Criminal Record   The purpose of the Character Test Visa cancellation and criminal deportation continue to be a large focus by the current Australian government. Many individuals have had their visas cancelled over the past four years because of criminal records. All non-citizens who wish to [...] Read more
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Retirement Visa

Are You Looking To Retire In Australia? This retirement visa article contains the information you need to apply for the Investor Retirement Visa [subclass 405]. First of all, it is important to know that the Investor Retirement Visa [subclass 405] is a temporary visa and it is typically valid for […]

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Provisional Business Visa

5 Ways To Get A Provisional Business Visa [subclass 188] For Australia Getting a Business Innovation and Investment (Provisional) Visa [subclass 188] is one of the main pathways to Australian Permanent Residency and Australian Citizenship. This provisional visa is a temporary visa and it is typically valid for 4 years […]

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PIC 4020 – Visa Refusal Consequences And Solutions

PIC 4020 – Public Interest Criteria Fixing The 4020 Problem? I’m an immigration lawyer that looks at lots and lots of PIC 4020 “invitation to comment” letters and “4020 visa refusals” each week. Public Interest Criteria 4020: You Are Not Alone There are many many visa applicants that are affected […]

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501 Visa Cancellation – Criminal Record & Character Test

Worried about your criminal record leading to a section 501 visa cancellation?   Section 501 is Visa Cancellations because of Criminal Records If you have a criminal record, things look grim since 2015. MANDATORY CANCELLATION applies when you have conviction terms (sentences) if added together, totalling more than 12 months. […]

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Same Sex Partner Visa Advisor

Partner Visa for Same-Sex Couples Same-Sex partner visa submissions will affect how fast you’ll get a visa grant. Better submissions could also make a difference to the outcome. Is There A Special Visa Category For Same-Sex Partners? No, There is no specific visa category called a “same-sex visa”.  The visa applications available […]

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