Citizenship

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

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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

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The Value of Australian Citizenship

The Australian Government has Tightened Criteria on Citizenship Eligibility. ‘Membership of the Australian family is a privilege and should be afforded to those who support our values, respect our laws and want to work hard by integrating and contributing to an even better Australia’ – Malcolm Turnbull These changes reflect a substantial redefinition of what

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