7 Days of Migration

7 Days of Migration

7 Days of Migration

(1st May to the 8th of May 2019)

Not sure what has happened in the past week with migration? Don’t worry! We have the latest migration news and stories from the past seven days available here at your convenience. No need to do any further research, we have done it all for you.

In this week’s edition, we first an article by WA today. On Thursday, a man was refused entry into Australia at Perth Airport. Upon his arrival, officials had searched his phone and had discovered videos of child exploitation. Having videos of child exploitation on a mobile device is a breach of customs rules. As a result, his phone was taken, and his visa was cancelled.

Then there is the story by The Guardian. In March, the AAT made a decision not to grant permanent residency to a family on the grounds of healthcare cost; their son was deaf. Under the Department of Home Affairs, applicants must meet health requirements. Unfortunately, being defeat, the health requirements were not meet. As a result, the family was denied permanent residency.  However, with community support and a lengthy legal dispute, the family finally received permanent residency.

These are just a few stories we have found for you. We have many more stories for you to read below.

Newspaper Articles:

Up first we have a story WA Today. A man was refused entry after discovering horrific videos on his phone.

Indian tourist lands at Perth airport, refused entry to Australia over ‘abhorrent’ image

Second, we have a story by The Guardian. In March, the AAT made a decision not to grant permanent residency to a family on the grounds of healthcare cost; their son was deaf. However, with community support and a lengthy legal dispute, the family received permanent residency.

Family who faced deportation from Australia because of deaf son granted permanent residency

Next, we have an article by SBS. The Green government promises to make access to parent visa easier. Their goal is to reunite families without the time consuming and cost effects.

Exclusive: Greens promise radical overhaul of parent visa system

For more information, click here to read our newsletter about the New Temporary Parent Visa (870).

We also have another story by SBS. Applicants that have a history of domestic violence convictions can be refused or removed from Australia.

Australia will refuse to issue visas for people with domestic violence convictions

Furthermore, we have a story from ABC. In their Four Corners program, they discuss about the issue of universities waiving their English standard requirements for international students. As a result, international students are seen struggling with their studies due to the lack of English abilities.

Universities ignoring own English standards to admit more high-paying international students

Lastly, we have a story from nine news. A family’s permanent residency was denied on the grounds of their son’s medical condition.

Irish family facing deportation over son’s cystic fibrosis given fresh hope

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