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AAT
To be granted Australian citizenship, the Department must be satisfied with your identity. Citizenship by conferral and identity requirement – if you are applying for Australian citizenship by conferral under the Australian Citizenship Act 2007, the Department must be satisfied as to your identity pursuant to s. 24(3). Section 24(3) states that the Department must...
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visa refused or cancelled on character grounds
PR cancellation & citizenship cancellation PR cancellation & citizenship cancellation – can the Department cancel or revoke a child born in Australia to a PR (permanent resident) parent the child’s Australian citizenship if the parent’s PR is cancelled? In the case of Shaheen (Migration) [2020] AATA 2568, the child’s mother, Shaheen, first came to Australia...
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Onshore protection subclass 866 visa claims To apply for 866 protection or refugee visa, you must satisfy the definition of a “refugee”. To be a refugee, (1) you must fear persecution in your home country; (2) the persecution that you feared must be for reasons of your race, religion, nationality, membership of a particular social...
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Non-disclosure certificate issued under s 375A Section 375A certificate is a power under section 375A of the Migration Act 1958 given to the Minister or delegate for Immigration to place restrictions on material or information given to the AAT by the Department. The power under section 375A allows the Minister by certifying, in writing, that...
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AAT FCC
If the AAT affirmed the decision not to grant you the visa you can appeal to the FCC Appealing AAT decision to the FCC – if the AAT has affirmed the Department’s decision to refuse you a visa, you can appeal the Tribunal’s decision to the FCC or Federal Circuit Court. Appealing AAT decision to...
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Visa condition 8539 or condition 8549 requires you to live, study or work in a specified area Condition 8539 & condition 8549 – if either of these visa conditions is attached to your visa and you (as a primary or secondary visa applicant) holds a Subclass 489, while you are in Australia, you must live,...
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Sponsoring a child with help from immigration lawyer
Sponsor your child to live in Australia Sponsor your retire relative to live in Australia Sponsoring child & dependent relative – what are the requirement for being a  ‘dependent’? If you are an Australian citizen or PR or an eligible NZ citizen or holds a Subclass 309 visa (click here to learn more) or a...
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So you have just finished your last exam paper, when should I apply for a Subclass 485 visa? When should I apply for 485 Temporary Graduate visa? The date you lodge an application for a temporary graduate subclass 485 visa (click here to learn more about subclass 485 visa) is very important because if you...
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Student visa or subclass 500 visa Genuine temporary entrant student visa cl 500.212 requirements – if you are applying for a student Subclass 500 visa (click here to learn more), you will be required to satisfy the Department that you are a genuine applicant for entry and stay as a student. Genuine temporary entrant student...
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If your migration agent provided fake doc without your knowledge, you may not satisfy PIC 4020 but you can argue the application is an invalid application. Visa refused because of migration agent fraud or mistake – what can I do? In Australia, a person who uses, or purports to use, knowledge of, or experience in,...
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