• US toughens up on Australian work visas

    One in 10 Australians applying for a specialty occupation visa to work in the United States are being rejected by American authorities, who are turning away people in less-sophisticated roles trying to dodge the immigration rules. The E-3 work visa exclusively for Australians was set up under a deal between former...

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  • sc457 visas: Not as many grants as were the lodgements

    A recent Department of Immigration quarterly report on Subclass 457 visa reveals that while the number of visa applications has risen, the number of grants decreased by a couple of thousands compared to the same period in the previous programme year.   The Department granted 38,130 subclass 457 primary visas...

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  • MEET A MIGRATION AGENT – Terry Collier

    This week ME Connect spoke to Terry Collier from Western Australia; he migrated from the UK as a business migrant with his family (wife and two children) a decade ago. They have been Australian citizens for a while now, and find it very rewarding to help other migrants come to...

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  • The advantages of networking

    “The industry can be a bit daunting in the beginning, but things eventually get better in terms of support from other members of the industry. You are quite isolated when you first start up, but with regular training, CPD and networking; you soon build up a good peer group and...

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