Compelling Circumstances

Family Violence and Partner Visas

You should not need to remain in a violent relationship out of fear for your visa status: Immigration Solutions Lawyers recently assisted a client who was the victim of family violence. The client was the holder of a Prospective Marriage (subclass 309) visa sponsored by her Australian boyfriend and had instructed the team at Immigration

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Overcoming a complex Immigration History at the AAT

Why you should not give up on your visa application if you have a lengthy Immigration History in Australia: The client came to Immigration Solutions Lawyers having encountered a series of failures and disappointments using several Migration Agents. The client presented a complex case with a string of refused visas. This included refusals at the

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Subclass 820 Partner Visa and the Schedule 3 requirement

How to establish compelling and successful circumstances to waive the Schedule 3 criteria: The client presented to our office with a refusal from the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (‘DIBP’) in relation to a refused (subclass 820) partner visa as the client failed to meet Schedule 3 of the Migration Regulations. Upon review of

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Successful Partner Visa Review at the Administrative Appeals Tribunal

Schedule 3 Issues and the importance of establishing Compelling Circumstances: The client came to Immigration Solutions Lawyers for assistance in a review to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal (‘AAT’) for the refusal of a (subclass 820) partner visa. The Department of Immigration and Border Protection (‘DIBP’) was not satisfied that sufficient evidence demonstrating compelling reasons existed

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