Visa refusal to separate mother from daughter

March 16, 2016 • Immigration, Local, NewsComments (0)

Australian and Irish citizen Sharon Blevin is desperately trying to obtain an 802 visa for her eldest daughter Leah in order to keep her family together in Australia after an unsuccessful Administrative Appeals Tribunal in February. Leah has been told by the Australian government to leave the country by March 18.

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State sponsorship offers alternate skilled visa path

August 5, 2014 • Featured, Immigration, Local, NewsComments (0)

Because different regions have different skills requirements State Migration Plans were introduced in 2010/11 to allow individual states and territories to sponsor applicants to fill shortages in local labour markets.

President: GAA helps Irish feel at home abroad

May 15, 2014 • Immigration, Ireland, NewsComments (0)

President Michael D Higgins has called on America to utilise the highly-skilled Irish that had arrived on it's shores fleeing from the recession.

Visability: Why was my second working holiday visa application rejected?

May 5, 2014 • Immigration, Opinion, VisabilityComments (0)

It was rejected despite the fact I had done my regional work for 88 days.

Minister is ‘splitting up’ my family: Corkman

February 27, 2014 • Immigration, News, Western AustraliaComments Off on Minister is ‘splitting up’ my family: Corkman

DESPITE winning an appeal to stay in Australia, an Irish father remains in custody and faces deportation.

More Irish taking up Australian citizenship

February 20, 2014 • Immigration, Local, NewsComments Off on More Irish taking up Australian citizenship

THE number of Irish becoming Australian citizens has tripled in recent years and hundreds added their names to that list on Australia Day.