Illegal Overstayer

Protection Visa

This case involved an application for a protection visa (Class XA) (subclass 866). The Applicant arrived in Australia as a dependent applicant on his wife’s subclass 570 Student visa. While in Australia, they had two children together. Shortly after, the Applicant’s student visa expired. The Applicant was from the Middle East and was of a

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Unlawful non-citizens also have a chance

The Applicant and the Sponsor are now married for over five years. They have bought land and built a marital home. Furthermore, they have had two children from this marriage – one of the children has an intellectually disability. Despite this, the Applicant was unlawful for 16 years when the couple came to us. Through

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Waiver of 3001 condition due to compelling circumstances – condition waived

The applicant was originally from an Asian nation and had come to Australia on a student visa. Whilst in Australia, she began a relationship with an Australian citizen and had wished to marry. The applicant wanted to apply for a subclass 820 partner visa. However, there were two obstacles: firstly, they overstayed the initial visa;

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Overstayed visa by 20 years – visa granted

The applicant was in a de-facto relationship with an Australian citizen and wished to apply for an 820 (de facto) partner visa. Generally, a couple is required to have lived together for at least 12 months in order to qualify for this visa, however this couple did not meet this requirement. We argued that the

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