03 Aug 2016

Mojgan Shamsilpoor, 22, who arrived at Australia from Iran, in order to start a new life, away from all the abuse and violence she had to face back at home from her stepfather. She was really happy in Australia, fell in love with another Iranian man, Milad Jafari and married him. But the happy days came to an end when Mojgan’s application for protection visa was denied by the officials a...

20 Jul 2016

The new Queensland Business Criteria for the Business, Innovation and Investment Program (BIIP) and a new Queensland Skilled Occupation List (QSOL) has been announced by the Government of Queensland. The changes will be carried out from 25 th of July, 2016. From 14th of July to 22 nd of July, all the processing of the EOI has been deferred by the department of Business and Skilled Migrat...

20 Jul 2016

If you want to apply for a Carer visa application, you need to know that currently that currently it has become quite difficult for an individual to receive the visa. Under the regulation 1.5AA(e), the applicant need to show evidence that he/ she is sought because the medical services cannot be provided by any other Australian resident or also by any hospitals, clinics and nursing homes ...

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 ...