7 Days of Migration – 25/9/19 to 2/10/19
(25th September to 2nd October 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 have an article by The Guardian. It follows the story of a man who initially lodged a protection visa to enter Australia, but was granted a bridging visa with working rights. He was able to find employment in a printing company in Melbourne. However, the company was trading insolvent and in October 2018, went into bankruptcy. No warning was provided. Unfortunately, government protective measures for bankruptcy companies to employees do not apply to migrant workers.
Then there is the story by the SBS. It discuss the change in the requirements for student visa. Students wishing to study in Australia and are from India, Pakistan and Nepal are now considered to be in a ‘higher risk category’ (level 3).
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 by The Guardian about a migrant worker not provided an equal right when it comes to bankrupt companies.
Secondly, we have a story from SBS. It talks about the change in visa requirements for overseas individuals wishing to study in Australia.
We have more information on student visa on our website, click here
Next, we have a story by The Guardian. A refugee who has been on a bridging visa since 2012 has a difficult choice to make. She can either move and be able to settle in the US or remain in Australia with her husband in ‘visa limbo’. However, her husband is unable to come with her to the US.
Lastly, we have a story ABC about the urge for Uyghurs to be given refugee protection in Australia.