Business Visas

The Role of an Experienced Immigration Lawyer in 2017 – Recent Changes to Temporary and Permanent Skilled Working Visas as well as Citizenship have highlighted the need for Accurate and Focused Advice.

In light of the recent significant changes to skilled migration schemes, there has been considerable overhaul of the requisite criteria for particular visas including the Temporary Work (Skilled) 457 visa and pathways to permanent residency such as the Employer Nominated Scheme (ENS) subclass 186 visa and the Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme (RSMS) subclass 187 visa.

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Changes to 457 Visas Focusing on the Hospitality Industry, Digital Industry and Supply & Distribution Managers – Navigating the Way Forward

In light of the announcement by the Turnbull government on 18 April 2017, significant changes have been proposed and begun to be implemented as of 19 April 2017. The most notable change has been the severe reduction to the number of eligible occupations for 457 applications, effective immediately, impacting on current lodgements as well as

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Navigating the New 457 Visa Reforms – The Way Forward

The Temporary Work (subclass 457) is one of Australia’s most common temporary visas as it was designed to help Australian businesses engage skilled overseas workers to fill the skills shortage in certain occupations, if Australian businesses could not find qualified Australian citizens or permanent residents to employ for the position. The 457 visa has come

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Changes to the Subclass 457: Temporary Work (Skilled) Visa

The Temporary Work (Skilled) visa (Subclass 457) allows skilled workers (employed in specified occupations) to travel to Australia and work for an approved business for up to four years. The subclass 457 visa is the most commonly used programme for Australian employers whom wish to sponsor overseas workers to work in Australia on a temporary

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