Administrative Appeals Tribunal

Refusal is not always the end of the story

If first you don’t succeed try again. It is all in the strength of the case and the quality of the submissions. At Immigration Solutions Lawyers, we are often presented with cases where a visa application is rejected for a number of reasons. This rejection may be for a number of reasons, such as: the

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Aged Dependent Relative visa (subclass 838)

Dependency is an element which must be established and supported by evidence. Mere assertion is not good enough. The Aged Dependent Relative visa (subclass 838) is a visa for some older people to stay permanently in Australia in the situation where they rely on an eligible relative in Australia to provide financial support.[1] A person

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Partner Visas: The Schedule 3 Factor

Genuineness of Relationship is not enough  Important placed on detailed and strong written submissions well supported by evidence There are two pathways available for a partner visa, dependent on whether the visa application was started onshore or offshore. Onshore partner visa applications take the form of a temporary Partner visa (subclass 820), which in turn

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Partner Visas are becoming more difficult and complex.

It is important to consider the weight placed on adverse information received by DIBP and evidence provided in support of mitigation of this information is critical. There is a growing trend for the DIBP to be most forensic in the assessment of visa applications and acting on information received. This usually presents in the form

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