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A couple of registered migration agents have reported that ImmiAccount is not working.

 
The following message appears on ImmiAccount:
 

Current Technical Issue:

As at 1.30pm on Wednesday 21 December 2016 AEST, a number of users have reported a System Unavailable issue when attempting to access visa applications within ImmiAccount.

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The Federal Circuit Court handed down a decision earlier this week that should give all of us in the migration advice profession another reason to celebrate and be thankful during the holiday season!

This decision, Pokharel v Minister for Immigration & Anor (2016) FCCA 3295 (19 December 2016) shows that it is not the end of the story when a Medical Officer of the Commonwealth makes a determination that a member of an applicant’s family unit does not meet the health requirements contained in Public Interest Criterion 4005, or when the Tribunal concludes that it is bound, under regulation 2.25A, to accept the opinion of the MOC to be correct, or when the Tribunal refuses to adjourn a hearing to enable up-to-date information concerning the health condition of an applicant to be collected.

When it comes to cases where there are issues involving the health criteria, it doesn’t get much better than that, does it?

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Season’s greetings everyone!

Here’s the story of a case, Karan v Minister for Immigration (2016) FCCA 3157 (13 December 2016) that is right in keeping with the spirit of the holidays – generosity of spirit and compassion for all.

Well, not exactly!

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For a test to be a fair and reliable measurement of a person’s abilities, there has to be proper test security. Make sure that your clients understand the rules and procedures for their TOEFL iBT® test, so that there are no surprises on test day.

Before the test, test takers must:

  • Register for the test using an approved form of identification that contains a photograph and signature. Check the requirements for each country here: www.ets.org/toefl/id.
  • Make sure that the name in their TOEFL iBT account matches the name on their ID.

When checking in at the test centre, test takers will:

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Dear Migration Alliance members,

Migration Alliance OSHC has worked together with Bupa to offer you the security and protection of private health cover with fantastic corporate benefits. As a member of your corporate health plan you can relax knowing that your health cover is in good hands.

What is Overseas Student Health Cover?

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