Immigration News and Updates

Auctioning Immigration Places
November 8, 2021

Recent suggestions to auction off migrant places to the highest bidders have been highly controversial. The Current Approach Each year Australia sets targets for the permanent immigration program. The 2014-2015 program target, for example, is for 190,000 people.[1] Annual humanitarian immigration quotas are set separately for the refugee intake. Since the 1970s Australia has allocated

Success with a Ministerial Intervention
November 5, 2021

The Applicant came to Immigration Solutions Lawyers seeking assistance with a repeat ministerial intervention. The Applicant had lodged a number of applications in the past and sought the assistance of the dedicated legal team at Immigration Solutions. The applicant had lived in Australia for over 22 years, having arrived at aged 6, on a visitor

Here Unlawfully? Regularise your Status before the Holiday Season!
October 31, 2021

With just over three weeks until the Holiday Season and the end of the year, you should consider regularising your status if you are here unlawfully. Immigration Solutions Lawyers (‘ISL’) has had successful cases before the Department of Immigration, as well as before the MRT since the implementation of the new Schedule 3 policy. Therefore

Changes to the Temporary Work Visas
October 28, 2021

The Assistant Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, Michaelia Cash, made changes on the 14th of November to the Temporary Work visas. The changes include the expansion of the list of foreign nationals eligible to apply for Temporary Work visas online. The affected visa is the Temporary Work (subclass 400) visa, and the changes commenced