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When Will I Get My Invitation? – Skilled Visas (Subclass 189, 190 and 491)

One of our solicitors, Andrew, at Visa Plan, talks about Skilled visas. We get many inquiries asking ‘When will I get my invitation?’ from our clients. Unfortunately, the answer to this question is often complex and always changing. In this video, we will provide an overview of the Australian points-tested skilled migration scheme. [※Note that …

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491 Invitations from 11.2019 to 02.2020

491 SNR ACT 221111 Accountant (General) 11/02/2020 75 Proficient 491 SNR ACT 221111 Accountant (General) 14/02/2020 95 Proficient 491 SNR ACT 225311 Public Relations Professional 18/02/2020 85 Proficient 491 SNR ACT 232111 Architect 11/02/2020 95 Superior 491 SNR ACT 232111 Architect 31/01/2020 90 Proficient 491 SNR ACT 2321 Architects and Landscape Architects 13/02/2020 90 Proficient …

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Contemporary Issues on Cases lodged at the Administrative Appeals Tribunal

Contemporary Issues on Cases lodged at the Tribunal With the number of immigrants set to plummet by perhaps as much as 85%, and the options for onshore applicants drying up, it becomes increasingly clear that the pressure to find solutions for each prospective client will only grow. Letting bad cases go will likely become harder …

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Citizenship by descent – Adoption of an overseas born child – Su [2020] AATA 590

Citizenship by descent – Adoption of an overseas born child – Su [2020] AATA 590 Facts: The applicant was born in 1998 with a deformity of a cleft lip and palate. His biological parents were members of the AKHA minority people who believed that any abnormality or deformity in a child means they are cursed …

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Failure to consider evidence – Jurisdictional Error – Judicial Review

Tribunal’s failure to consider evidence Umi v Minister for Home Affairs [2019] FCA 2148 Facts: Approximately an hour before the hearing commenced, the Tribunal received an email from the Applicant’s partner. She subsequently sent an additional email when the hearing had commenced. The Tribunal declined to consider the two sets of correspondence because: It was …

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Judicial Reviews – Jurisdictional Error

Judicial Review – Jurisdictional Error For decisions of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal to be heard at Courts, the decisions must have jurisdictional errors which are formed where the decision maker makes a decision outside the limits of the functions and powers conferred on him or her. By contrast, incorrect decision within the boundaries of his …

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Wrong occupation nominated in a visa application

Wrong occupation nominated in a visa application Giving regard to the nomination of an occupation being a constituent part of a valid visa application and clear terms of the application form – ‘what is your nominated occupation?’, the circumstances in which an applicant nominates a wrong occupation is very unlikely. Nevertheless, it may still be …

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