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There are times when you see news stories about visa decisions that have been made by the Department that are so amazing, crazy and lacking in compassion and common sense that you literally cannot believe the words that you are reading.

That you cannot believe that the government, in the sound administration of the migration legislation, could possibly have made such a decision.

That gives new definition to the concept of “Wednesbury unreasonableness” – a decision that is literally so unreasonable that no reasonable decision-maker would have made it.

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In April 2017, the Australian Government proposed replacing the requirement of ‘basic’ proficiency in English with ‘competent’ proficiency in English as a criterion for citizenship.

Australia Iran Migration Consultants Association has prepared the following submission regarding strengthening the test for Australian Citizenship:

English_test_for_citizenship.pdf

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Exactly how should the “best interests of children” be considered in a case involving visa cancellation on character grounds?

Or for that matter, in any other migration decision?

For example, do the “best interests” of children override all other considerations?

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Dear Migration Alliance members,

Migration Alliance is proud to announce we have recently partnered with Vasco Pay.

Vasco Pay is the preferred payment partner of Migration Alliance. We offer an innovative payments solution for all Visa applicants. Whether you are a skilled worker or an international student, we have you covered with a secure, safe and reliable payment service. 

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Can translation problems at the Administrative Appeals Tribunal be a source of jurisdictional error?

And if so, under what circumstances?

This is a question that must surely occur very frequently.

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