Month: August 2021

Australian Visas for Afghan Refugees

With yet another humanitarian crisis looming in the wake of the apparent reestablishment of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, many are looking to Australia as a potential destination of refuge. Whilst Australia commits to protecting vulnerable persons and upholding its responsibilities under the 1951 Refugee convention, the precise legal framework for refugee migration associated with …

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Subclass 189 Invitations – March and April 2021

Occupations appearing on the Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List may be eligible for invitation under Subclass 189. Invitations for this subclass are issued on a points-priority basis, meaning prospective applicants compete with one another on the basis of the applicable skilled points test. Note that select occupations are subject to additional caps, limiting places …

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