7 Days of Migration – 7/8/19 to 14/8/19

7 Days of Migration – 7/8/19 to 14/8/19

(7th August to the 14th August 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 SBS regarding the work and holiday visa. Unfortunately, India is not included or one of the eligible countries for the work and holiday visa. Nevertheless, it is one of the thirteen countries that are under negotiations to be included. Other countries include; Brazil, Mexico, Philippines, Switzerland, Mongolia, Monaco, Lithuania, Latvia, Fiji, Croatia, Solomon Islands and Andorra.

Then there is the story by The Guardian about temporary protection visas and safe haven enterprise visas. The article goes through the difficulties of individuals on these visas. Due to their short period of stay, it is very difficult for them to find any jobs. As a result, they have no means to be united with family. For them to travel to other countries, they must seek permission. This had recently led to a protest in Sydney’s Department of Home Affairs office.

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 countries eligible for the work and holiday visa.

‘No work and holiday visa for Indians currently’ clarifies Australia

For more information on the working holiday visa, click here

Furthermore, we have a story by The Guardian about the difficulties of individuals on temporary protection and safe haven enterprise visas.

‘We are a part of this country’: refugees protest in Sydney over temporary visas

Next, we have an article by the Sydney Morning Herald about the potential cuts in immigration numbers due to a concern in congestion.

Migration under review amid growing congestion concerns

Lastly, we have a story from ABC news about Malaysian individuals who were stopped at Kuala Lumpur International Airport for their flight to Australia

Malaysian intercepted by Australian authorities at Kuala Lumpur airport stirs anger

Here are the stories from 1st  August to 8th August 2019: 

Up first, we have a story by SBS regarding plans to change the character test.

Plans to tighten character test put tens of thousands of migrants at risk of deportation 

Secondly, we have a story from the conversation about the individuals on bridging visas.

Most migrants on bridging visa aren’t ‘scammers’, they’re well within their rights

Next, we have another story by SBS about the occupation limits for 2019-20

Want to migrate to Australia? Occupation ceilings for the 2019-20 announced

Furthermore, we have an unfortunate article by ABC. Just as soon as they were going to apply for PR, a medical test had revealed a severe condition for a father. As a result, the entire family is facing deportation.

Deportation threat to family just weeks out from daughter’s VCE due to father’s kidney diagnosis

Lastly, we have an article by The Sydney Morning Herald about a marriage visa scam.

‘Easy money’ for sham marriage_ The women targeted by global syndicate

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