7 Days of Migration

7 Days of Migration

7 Days of Migration 

(5th of June to the 12th of June)
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 about a Perth grandmother being deported.  The individual came to Australia on a temporary bridging visa. While on her bridging visa, she had applied for an aged-parent visa. When her application was being processed, she had passed all the relevant medical checks. The processing time can take up to years, and in that time, she became blind and moved to an aged-care facility. As a result, the department deemed the individual to be “too much of a burden”.

Then there is the story by SBS about the new points system. From the 16th of November 2019, a new ten-point-rule will come into effect. In which, an eager, single individual is waiting for this so he can gain ten extra points for his PR application. In fact, some individuals have put off marriage to gain the extra 10 points.

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 by WA today about an elderly individual who is facing deportation after living in Australia for over ten years.

Perth grandmother faces deportation despite living in Australia for over a decade

Secondly, we have a story SBS about the new points system. Single individuals are eager for the new point system to come into effect.

Single Australian-visa hopefuls are eagerly awaiting the new points system

For more information about the new points system, click here to read our article about it.

Next, there is an article by the Guardian about a blind refugee being detained for nine years. As a result, international law has been contravened.

UN Condemns Australia for detaining blind Tamil refugee for nine years.

Furthermore, we have a story by The Standard. The DAMA program commences in Warrnambool, Victoria.

DAMA program launches in Warrnambool

Lastly, we have an article from Financial Review. A demography professor from the University of Melbourne believes that the immigration intake should not have been reduced as Baby Boomers commence retirement.

‘We should have kept higher immigration quota.’

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