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Cash for visa Scheme - What penalties could former MP Daryl Maguire face under s245AR for allegedly taking benefits for arranging sponsorship? Visa Scams in Australia

Cash for visa Scheme - What penalties could former MP Daryl Maguire face under s245AR for allegedly taking benefits for arranging sponsorship?  Visa Scams in Australia

As immigration lawyers and registered migration agents, we are writing to consider the recent Daryl Maguire issues revealed in an ICAC enquiry in terms of the Australian Migration Act.

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Major changes on PTE scores – Big winners for 485, student, partner visa applicants – GSM 190/491/189 heavily impacted

Major changes on PTE scores – Big winners for 485, student, partner visa applicants – GSM 190/491/189 heavily impacted

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On 01 December 2020, Pearson PTE has made major changes on PTE test score range. Thousands of international students and visa applicants may potentially impacted by such changes. 

By the time of writing this blog on 04 December 2020, the Department of Home Affairs have not yet made any changes to Australian visa English requirements in response to PTE Academic changes on score range.

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Changes to ENS 186 and RSMS 187 for 457 & 482 visa holders affected by COVID-19 Pandemic

Changes to ENS 186 and RSMS 187 for 457 & 482 visa holders affected by COVID-19 Pandemic

Changes to ENS 186 and RSMS 187 for 457 & 482 visa holders affected by  COVID-19 Pandemic.

The Department of Home Affairs has recently announced new changes to the COVID-19 pandemic.

This is good news for 457 and 482 visa-holders who are looking to apply for a permanent employer-sponsored visa through the Temporary Residence Transition stream.

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How to get your trade occupation recognised in Australia: Trades Recognition Australia (TRA) skills assessment

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Trades Recognition Australia, also known as TRA, is the skill assessment authority for trade occupations. For example, occupations such as chefs, bricklayers, electricians and plumbers are all assessed by TRA.

TRA assesses whether the applicant’s qualifications, skills and employments meet Australian standards for migration purposes.

There are several assessment pathways and it is important that you choose the correct one to apply for.

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COVID-19 and Employer-Sponsored Visas (subclass 482 & 457) - Frequently Asked Questions

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Many employer-sponsored visa holders experienced changes to their employment as a result of the COVID-19. These unprecedented times have presented many challenges for these visa holders, including questions as to how their visas will be affected by these changes.

We have compiled a list of Frequently Asked Questions to answer some of these questions. 

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