7 Days of Migration

7 Days of Migration

 

Dates from: 12th February to the 19th of February 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 the articles below international students are caught cheating on an English test to gain access to Australian universities and they also get the blame for the blow out in migration numbers.

Then there’s the story by the ABC and Nine News regarding a Chinese billionaire loosing his permanent residency. This removal of his permanent residency has caused a major controversy.

These are just a few stories we have found for you. We have many more stories for you to read below. There will be a short one-line description before the link.

Newspaper Articles: 

South Australia migration and population levels:

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-02-13/how-can-south-australia-boost-skilled-migration/10725450

An influx of boat arrivals due to a perceived “loss of government control on migration policies”:

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-02-14/politicisation-of-refugees-stop-playing-politics-with-migration/10808394

International students have caused an increase in overseas migration:

https://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/inquirer/student-numbers-testify-to-immigration-incoherence/news-story/bdfd696394dce6c8d19cbff47e247086

The AFP believes that their lack of access to the Department of Home Affairs visa records was a key reason into Mr. al-Araibi detention:

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-02-18/hakeem-al-araibi-detention-human-error-border-force-says/10823322

Attempted deportation of an Indigenous man to New Zealand:

https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2019/feb/17/government-attempting-to-deport-indigenous-man-to-new-zealand

International students are desperate to get into an Australian university that they cheat on English test:

https://www.macrobusiness.com.au/2019/02/australian-unis-game-australias-visa-system/

Chinese billionaire, Huang Xiangmo, has his permanent residency removed from him while he is still overseas:

https://www.9news.com.au/2019/02/13/06/30/huang-xiangmo-australia-china-criticism; https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-02-18/asio-denies-discrimination-strips-chinese-billionaire-pr-status/10822794

Visa delays for provocative Russian performers, Pussy Riot. The delay may lead them even to cancel their performance in the Adelaide Fringe Festival:

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-02-13/pussy-riot-adelaide-fringe-appearance-in-doubt-over-visas/10808420