13 Oct 2016

Recently, a new ANUpoll has been conducted regarding national security in Australia. The results of the new ANUpoll show that 56 per cent of the Australians is apprehensive about the rise of Islamic extremism in near future in Australia. On the other hand, 28 per cent of them believes that the Muslims who enter Australia must not be a subject of scrutinization due to their religion. T...

10 Oct 2016

The Productivity Commission proposed a wide range of changes for the way Australia chooses its migrants in the Skilled Migration Program. In a detailed report submitted to the Australian Government, the Commission outlined some major changes in order to re-calibrate the skills of the immigrants. The changes are as follows. 1. Lower the Age Limit The commission has recommended that ...

04 Oct 2016

Last month, an Essential Research Poll was held in Australia where 49 per cent of Australians has supported a ban on Muslim Immigration. 60 per cent of them were Coalition voters, 40 per cent of them were Labor voters and the 34 per cent of them were Greens voters. US President provided strong opinions after the results were published stating that the refugees are more of a victim tha...

04 Oct 2016

In an embarrassing mistake where the immigration staff mixed up two different Indian inmates, the wrong guy was moved across the country. The inmate was moved from Maribyrnong Immigration Detention Centre in Melbourne on a charter flight to Christmas Island. In a statement, the Department of Immigration and Border Protection said that the detainee was scheduled to be placed in the det...

29 Sep 2016

The staff of the Department of Immigration and Border Protection started a two- week nationwide strike, protesting against the Australian government due to long- running conflict over pay rise. The Community and Public Sector Union have given notice to all the Department of Immigration and Border Protection to halt their work in all the fields which includes sea ports, international a...

24 Sep 2016

The opposing views about GTE (genuine temporary entrant) have been circulating around the legal circuits for a while with no interpretations are named to be definite. One interpretation of it suggests that it is not unreasonable for a genuine temporary entrant to have a wish or plan to remain in Australia after their student visa expires, if the means for a more permanent or long-term...

24 Sep 2016

A good news for the migrants! The Government of Australia has recently announced a new visa system for the parents of the migrants which will begin from July 2017. This is a temporary visa for a period of five years where the parents can visit their family anytime during these five years. According to the Department of Immigration and Border Protection, new consultation process will s...

22 Sep 2016

If a subclass 820 partner visa (temporary) is granted, it is thought to be only a matter of waiting a couple of years till the subclass 801 partner visa (permanent) is granted as well. However, the recent case of an Indian citizen handled by Judge Heffernan on 7 September 2016 proved that a granted temporary visa does not actually ensure a permanent visa afterwards. The applicant prod...

10 Sep 2016

According to the Department of Immigration and Border Protection of Australia, failure to meet the requirements of the Schedule 3 might lead to grave consequences. Though there have been many discussions on the possibility of abdicating the requirements. In few cases, an applicant with a Subclass 461 visa who no longer holds a substantive visa and has to fulfill the criteria of Schedu...

07 Sep 2016

Australia is known as the land of vast opportunities. People from various places around the world, migrate to Australia to start a new, happy and secure life with their family. If you are a businessman in Australia, hiring migrant workers will not only flourish your business but also allow them a reliable life.In order to employ workers from overseas, there are few things you need to kee...