20 Jul 2016

Abel Kalpinand Prasad was caught in the act of faking work visas and stealing about $100, 000 from the Australian Taxation office. The 29 year old Indian citizen has been jailed for four years and five months along with one year and 10 months on a non- parole period. Judge Julie McIntyre of the District court stated it is apparent that sending Prasad to prison would put an ultimate st...

17 Jul 2016

The Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme enables the workers in regional or less populated cities of Australia to sponsor employees who are foreign nationals for a permanent visa to work in regional Australia. In order to know if you are eligible to apply for the visa or not, you need to put 4 things in the checklist, these are: You will need to have a sponsorship from an Australian ...

12 Jul 2016

Since the referendum where Britain voted to leave the European Union, also known as “BREXIT”, the United Kingdom has been going through financial turmoil as the prices in the stock market plunged and the British Pound had a dramatic fall out overnight. Many banks and real estate firms have been badly affected because of it. The senior analyst at Hargreaves Lansdown, Laith Khalaf state...

04 Jul 2016

SCHEDULE 1 Skilled Occupation List (SOL) (Specification of occupations, countries, and assessing authorities for the purposes of paragraphs 3, 4 and 5, specification of occupations and assessing authorities for the purposes of paragraphs 6 and 7 and specification of occupations and their corresponding 6-digit code for the purposes of paragraphs 2 and 8 of this instrument)   ...

30 Jun 2016

Jasvinder Sidhu,the head of the Indian community, has recently claimed that some of the alleged visa fixers have been known to create hoax jobs for foreigners. A joint investigation of Fairfax Media and ABC 7.30 was launched a few days ago and Sidhu procured various hidden camera footages which were taken as part of the investigation.  One such video revealed a professional visa fixer...

30 Jun 2016

For about 45 years, all the universities of Australia have been accepting TOEFL iBT® scores for admissions and since 2011, the TOEFL iBT® scores has been included as a part of international student visa applications. Meanwhile, about two years ago, the immigration department started to accept TOEFL iBT® scores for permanent and temporary visa applications in order to fulfill the requirem...

29 Jun 2016

For the past few years, the immigration department in Australia has failed to deal with the regional crimes that occur within the visa system of Australia which includes smugglers and other different criminal organisations involved in the work and student visa system. Joseph Petyanszki, who was head of the investigation department from 2007 to 2013, has overlooked more than thousands ...

29 Jun 2016

On 21st of May, 2013, a 26-year- old Vietnamese woman, Thi Hong Tran, who is an international student in Australia was convicted for cultivating narcotic crops of commercial quantity. Even though she was convicted, she continued to attend her classes and take on menial jobs to support herself. But on August 2015, her student visa expired and she was denied to extend her visa. Accordin...

29 Jun 2016

In the past few weeks, many of the major Australian banks have changed the criteria of providing loans to the temporary residents in Australia and non-residents in foreign countries with foreign currency revenue. According to National Australia bank, the maximum value for a loan has been decreased from 80 percent to 60 percent for the non-residents in Australia applying for home loan....

27 Jun 2016

For anyone looking to emigrate to Australia as a skilled worker or business person must lodge an application through SkillSelect. SkillSelect is the Australian government's online system, which allows skilled workers and business people interested in migrating to Australia to be considered for a skilled Australian visa. The application process for skilled workers and business peopl...