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Christopher Levingston

Christopher Levingston

Accredited Specialist Immigration Lawyer
Convenor of Migration Alliance Inc

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Following a recent decision of the AAT involving a long term PR ( 70 yrs) and what appears to be a communication problem...there is a lesson in this for all of us...

http://classic.austlii.edu.au/au/cases/cth/AATA/2020/31.html

In this case the Applicant appointed his Solicitors and a form 956 was on foot and communication was opened...at some stage in the future the same solicitor engaged in further communication with the Department but used a different email address  ( it was different to the form 956) and no new or fresh 956 was put on foot.

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A recent decision of the Federal Court constituted by His Honour Rares J has found that when the Minister purports to exercise powers under section 501 and fails to give consideration to the non-refoulment obligations that  purported decision is invalid.

http://www.austlii.edu.au/cgi-bin/viewdoc/au/cases/cth/FCA/2019/2189.html

 

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Dear Colleagues,

Best Wishes to you all for Christmas and the New Year.

All keep safe and relax.

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This case involved an unrepresented applicant who ran his case at the FCC but was unsuccessful.

AAM17 v Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Affairs [2019] FCA 1951

https://www.judgments.fedcourt.gov.au/judgments/Judgments/fca/single/2019/2019fca1951

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The following case at the Federal Court shows what the risks are for unrepresented applicants.

https://www.judgments.fedcourt.gov.au/judgments/Judgments/fca/single/2019/2019fca1926

Jibal v Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Affairs [2019] FCA 1926

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