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THE HON PETER DUTTON MP...
Regulatory reforms are supposed to make life easier, not harder. Cutting red tape is part of this government's agenda.
That’s right, isn’t it?
Will that be the case if “dual regulation” of lawyers is ended, as recommended by the “Kendall Report” concerning the “Independent Review of the Office of the Migration Agents Registration Authority”?...
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Dear Ms Allan
As we settle into the New Year it is clear that resolving the immigration status of illegal maritime arrivals (IMAs) in Australia remains amongst the highest priorities for the Australian Government.
What if the Department has refused your client’s application for a partner visa, and the Tribunal has in turn affirmed the refusal.
Suppose the evidence in support of the genuineness of the spousal relationship between your client and his sponsor is also pretty “thin”?
For example, what if your client and the sponsor had only known each other for 2 months before they married, had met with each other on only six or seven separate occasions before the wedding, and the marriage took place shortly before the applicant’s student visa was due to expire?...