Character Cases

Visa cancellation under s501 & Alcohol fuelled offences & Successful outcome

The applicant was a national of a Pacific Island nation. The applicant had travelled to Australia at a very young age and had been granted permanent residency by operation of law. The applicant had been in a long standing relationship with an Australian citizen and the couple had children born in Australia. The applicant was

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Notice of intention to cancel visa on character grounds & Section 501 & Successful outcome

The applicant was found to possess pornography by the Australian Federal Police whilst executing a search warrant at the applicant’s home. The applicant was charged and subsequently was convicted to imprisonment for 1 year and 6 months. This was the applicant’s first offence. Based on our submissions that the applicant would re-offend and his substantial

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Visa cancellation under s501 & Multiple Criminal Offences & Successful outcome

The applicant arrived in Australia from a very young age. He has lived in Australia since he arrived with his parents and has not returned to his country of birth. A relative of the applicant approached our office after the applicant had received a Notice of Intention to Consider Cancellation of his visa. At this

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Citizenship, illegal overstay and character issues Successful outcome

The applicant was an Australian permanent resident and was seeking Australian citizenship, however his application had met with some difficulties. The applicant had obtained a fake passport and had used it to travel outside Australia. It was also discovered that he had overstayed his original tourist visa for a number of years. The applicant met

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