Character Cases

Overcoming Character issues to obtain Australian Citizenship

This is not an easy task given the recent changes to meeting the character requirement:  The Applicant came to Immigration Solutions Lawyers (ISL) seeking assistance with lodging a Citizenship Application. The Australian Government being granted Australian Citizenship is a privilege and not a right. When a person applies for Australian Citizenship, they must also show

READ MORE
Meeting the Residence Requirement in Citizenship

You may be eligible for Ministerial Discretion and what you need to do to satisfy this: Currently applicants for Australian Citizenship are required to have been in Australia for at least four years, including at least one year as a permanent resident, prior to the lodgement of a citizenship application. Additionally, the applicant cannot have

READ MORE
Debt, an unforeseen issue with Citizenship applications

The Applicant came to Immigration Solutions Lawyers seeking assistant with a requisition she had received on a citizenship application prepared herself. The Applicant had been a client of Immigration Solutions a number of years ago, when the firm took over on a review of a protection visa refused application, and later a Ministerial Intervention request

READ MORE
Successful Citizenship Application with Serious Character Issues

The Applicant came to Immigration Solutions Lawyers (ISL) seeking assistance with the requisition he had received on his citizenship application. The Applicant had held permanent residence status for a number of years before his good character was called into question by a criminal offence, after he had applied for his citizenship application. The Applicant sought

READ MORE