7 Days of Migration – 17/7/19 to 24/7/19

7 Days of Migration – 17/7/19 to 24/7/19

(17th of July to the 24th of July 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 ABC regarding Bridging Visas. According to the Department of Home Affairs (DOHA), the number of individuals in Australia on a bridging visa is almost the same amount as the population in Hobart! The parliamentary committee believes the increase in bridging visas is due to individuals arriving on a tourist visa and then applying for asylum in Australia.

Then there is the story by SBS regarding the new changes for the NSW skilled visa nomination program (Subclass 190). In their article, they have listed the NSW Subclass 190 Priority Skilled Occupation List. It is a Permanent Residency Visa. The occupations that benefit from this are chefs, cooks and motor mechanics. This is due to the high availability and no requirement of the individual lived or worked in NSW.

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 ABC. The number of individuals on a bridging visa in Australia is almost the same number as the population in Hobart!

Bridging visa ‘blow out’ now bigger than Hobart  and Government expects it to keep growing

Second, we have a story by SBS about the new changes for NSW skilled visa nomination program. Chefs, cooks and motor mechanics benefit from this the most!

New Changes Introduced to NSW skilled visa nomination program

Furthermore, we have another story by SBS. If parents of migrants do not disclose to authorities (2 days before) about any changes to their personal and contact details, they risk being deported.

New parent visa holders risk deportation over an ‘unreasonable’ requirement   

Next, we have an article by The Australian. Retired Judge Ian Callinan informed that the ‘game’ with automatic entitlement for bridging visas needs to stop.

Migrants gaming visa system must be stopped, review finds

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