Citizenship

Successful Resumption of Australian Citizenship in Challenging Circumstances

The Applicant previously held Australian Citizenship, she was born in Australia and lived here for some time, before travelling internationally for work (she worked as a signer and Broadway entertainer) and eventually settling in the United States.  In the process of the applicant obtaining United States Citizenship she was forced to give up her Australian

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Disclosure and Mitigation Is Key For Successful Citizenship Applications

Having a criminal offence or driving record does not necessarily mean that your Citizenship Application will be refused. With appropriate disclosure, explanation and supporting documents it is possible to mitigate certain issues and result in successful citizenship applications. Recently a client came to Immigration Solutions Lawyers (ISL) with what looked like straightforward citizenship applications by

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Overcoming Character issues to obtain Australian Citizenship

This is not an easy task given the recent changes to meeting the character requirement:  The Applicant came to Immigration Solutions Lawyers (ISL) seeking assistance with lodging a Citizenship Application. The Australian Government being granted Australian Citizenship is a privilege and not a right. When a person applies for Australian Citizenship, they must also show

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Meeting the Residence Requirement in Citizenship

You may be eligible for Ministerial Discretion and what you need to do to satisfy this: Currently applicants for Australian Citizenship are required to have been in Australia for at least four years, including at least one year as a permanent resident, prior to the lodgement of a citizenship application. Additionally, the applicant cannot have

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