(26th of June to the 3rd of July)

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 have an article by SBS about the changes coming into effect from the 1st of July. As you may have seen from our previous articles, these changes have been announced before. Here is an article that summaries the changes. Note, that not all these changing will come into effect on the 1st of July, they are starting from the 1st of July. The changes include; immigration cap, new regional visas, extra points and new parents visa.

Then there is the story by WA today. In previous seven days of migration articles we had mentioned about an elderly grandmother who was threatened to be deported due to her health. Her health did not meet the standards, and Australian migration authorities stated that having her here would be ‘too much of burden on the national healthcare system’. Unfortunately, she has passed.

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 SBS about the new changes to visa applications. The article provides a concise summary of the changes.

Australian Visas: What’s changing from 1st July 2019

Unfortunately, next, we have story WA today about a grandmother in Perth. She was threatened to be deported as her current health did not meet the standards. Australian migration authorities stated that the grandmother was ‘too much of a burden’. Sadly, she has passed.

Beloved Perth grandmother threatened with deportation dies in nursing home

Next, we have an article from news.com.au. The plans to settle new migrants to regional areas to ease congestion might actually not be the best solution. Professor McDonald informs that if “national migration is reduced, then some of the demand for labour in Sydney and Melbourne will not be met.”

National immigration cut could see Adelaide’s skill workers desert the city

Furthermore, we have an article by the ABC news about new ‘orchestrated scam’. Numerous of individuals on a visitor visa are seeking a protection visa to further their stay in Australia.

Border Force working to stop Malaysians in ‘orchestrated scam’ to stay in Australia

Unsure of how a protection visa works, click here, to read our newspaper about it.

Lastly, we have an article by SBS about the humanitarian pilot project. This project had recently enabled five refugees and their families to enter Australia on a skilled migrant visa.

The little-known visa project bringing highly skilled refugees to Australia

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