7 Days of Migration

7 Days of Migration

7 Days of Migration

(20th March to the 27th of March 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 the SBS about the risk of migrant workers when their sponsor company decides to closes business. SBS explores the story of an individual who could be potentially facing deportation because their sponsor company closed its business.

Then there is the story by the Guardian. The former senior immigration bureaucrat questions the federal government’s plans for skilled migrants. He says that it would be difficult to have a demand for the new regional visas when it is difficult to obtain a permanent residency.

These are just a few stories we have found for you. We have many more stories for you to read below. We also have a variety of newsletter about migration issues, policies and the latest news on our website. Click here to subscribe to our newsletters.

Newspaper Articles:

Up first we have a story by SBS. Sadly, the reality of employer sponsorship visa is that it is dependent on the company. So naturally, if the company decides to closes business, migrants are at risk of deportation. The increased waiting period for permanent residency increases this risk.

Migrant workers face greater deportation risk when sponsor company collapses

We also have a few articles on employer-sponsored visas. Click here to read more.

Second, we have a story by the Guardian. The former senior immigration bureaucrat questions the federal government plans for skilled migrants.

Coalition’s migration rules questioned by former immigration bureaucrat

Next, we have an article by The Weekly Times. Last week the federal government had announced their plans to cap Australia’s migration numbers. The cap is said to impact the red meat manufacturing industry negatively.

Worker shortage: Bid to cap migration to cripple meat processing sector

Furthermore, we have a story from ABC. They report that the meat processing industry needs migrants in South Australia. However, the lack of facilities available, like rental properties makes it difficult to recruit.

SA meat processing industry would be unsustainable without migration, inquiry hears

Lastly, we have a story by the Sydney Morning Herald. They discuss the issue of overpopulation and provide a solution for overcrowded roads and rails. Unfortunately, it is to reduce permanent migration.

Time for discussions over migration and needs of job market

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