The report of the Inquiry into review processes associated with visa cancellations made on criminal grounds
Long-term permanent residents of Australia from all countries must understand that they are not protected from possible deportation for criminal activity, regardless of the length of time they have lived in Australia.
This policy brief examines the impacts of tightening family visa pathways for migrant grandparents and transnational family life.
Allegations concerning the inappropriate exercise of ministerial powers, with respect to the visa status of au pairs, and related matters: report
The inquiry relates, in the first instance, to two interventions by the then Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, the Hon Peter Dutton MP, under section 195A of the Migration Act 1958 (the Act).
The focus of this study is the direct cost of offences committed by organised crime offenders, and the cost of prison sentences associated with these offences.
Citizenship provides refugees with a sense of meaningful security and protection, and better enables them to sponsor family members for Australian visas and travel to visit family. This research raises serious questions about discrimination in access to citizenship for refugees who came by boat to...
In March 2018, the 457 Visa will be formally abolished and replaced by the Temporary Skills Shortage visa. This FlagPost analyses one part of the visa in an attempt to understand how its credibility may have changed over time.
The Turnbull Government is axing the 457 Visa program and replacing it with a new Temporary Skill Shortage Visa. This comes after a history of problems with the 457 program, including uncovered abuse of workers. The new scheme will be made up of two streams...