7 Days of Migration – 1/5/19 to 8/5/19
(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.
Up first we have a story WA Today. A man was refused entry after discovering horrific videos on his phone.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Lastly, we have a story from nine news. A family’s permanent residency was denied on the grounds of their son’s medical condition.
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