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Michael Arch

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Migration Alliance has received news that is apparently reliable that the proposed changes to PIC 4020 which were introduced by the Migration Legislation Amendment (2017 Measures No. 4) Regulations 2017 have been disallowed by the Senate.

These changes came into force on 18 November 2017.

The changes would have enabled the Department to refuse a visa application on PIC 4020 grounds if an applicant had given or caused to be given either a bogus document or information that was false or misleading in a material particular within the 10 year period before the visa application was made (expanding the period from 12 months under the previous version of PIC 4020) and expanding the coverage of PIC 4020 so that it would apply not only to visas actually held by the applicant but also to visa applications made by the applicant.

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It is extremely unusual when the holder of an Australian visa is able successfully to challenge a personal decision by the Minister to cancel a visa on character grounds.

 

It is all the more unusual when a court overturns such a decision on the basis that it was “legally unreasonable”.

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Are you ready to read about a case that is quite “extraordinary”?

First, you must answer a quiz! (I know, I know, it’s late in the year, who can be bothered with any type of quiz!!!)

Here it is, anyways: Do you need to be convicted of a criminal offence in order to have your visa cancelled?

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The Migration Alliance has received an enquiry concerning the “Migration Amendment (Regulation of Migration Agents) Bill 2017”asking:  

“Can you help understand if the bill is coming into effect and what the implications are? “

 So here are the answers!

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Are you ready for an example of the casual cruelty, heartlessness and total lack of empathy that can infect a visa cancellation decision made on character grounds?

One that reflects a total lack of humanity and lack of respect for basic human rights?

One that could make your blood boil (it does mine!!)

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