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Australia Work Visa and Immigration news and blogs from the Migration Experts - Sellanes Clark

Visa Cancellation - Important to Know

 April 23, 2018  ·   Carlos Sellanes


Yet another confirmation of the broad powers of the Minister to decide upon whether visa holders should remain in Australia recently became evident, in the Full Court challenge tendered under “Taulahi v Minister for Immigration and Border Protection (2018).” What works….and what doesn’t..... in Immigration Law Taulahi, a...

New High Tech Visa Announced

 April 13, 2018  ·   Carlos Sellanes


Global Talent Scheme – New visa for highly skilled tech professionals In a recent article for Information Age, Managing Editor Roulla Yiacoumi identified this upcoming visa trial, designed to provide a pathway for overseas highly skilled...

Entrepreneur Visa Update

 April 07, 2018  ·   Carlos Sellanes


The upcoming Entrepreneur Visa - Pilot announced for South Australia (but ‘flight time’ yet unknown) as South Australia Business Innovation visas remain on hold. Updating my blog of March 12th http://www.sellanesclark.com/blog/entrepreneur-visa, only the...

Employer Nomination Schemes

 April 03, 2018  ·   Carlos Sellanes


The latest range of modifications to Subclass 186 (Employer Nomination Scheme) and Subclass 187 (Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme) were introduced on March 18th 2018, finding many points of parity with the broad series of recent migration legislation amendments whilst, quite predictably, tightening requirements for...

Visa Cancellation – Making the Right Choices

 March 30, 2018  ·   Carlos Sellanes


The almost instantaneous enforcement of visa cancellations may often appear heartless and totally lacking in reasonable evaluation but the fact remains, abrupt cancellations can and do happen. It’s therefore incumbent upon affected visa holders to act quickly, seeking immediate...

Temporary closure of 188/132 applications

 February 06, 2018  ·   Carlos Sellanes

  VISA · 457 VISA

On January 31st the Immigration of South Australia announced a temporary closure to the 188/132 state nomination applications. According to the Department of Immigration South Australia, they have exceeded the number of places made available to them by the Department of Home Affairs. Unfortunately, current applications that...

Migration Agent - 5 Tips for Choosing a Good One

 December 19, 2017  ·   Carlos Sellanes


Every year thousands of people lodge visa applications. Knowing what documentation to collect, what the rules are and who to speak to can be a daunting task, not to mention very stressful. The complexity of the paperwork, long processing times and the costs involved can put a lot...