Compelling Circumstances

Sudden disappearance of former spouse (de facto visa) – visa granted

The applicant was in a de-facto relationship with an Australian citizen and wished to apply for an 820 (de facto) partner visa. Generally, a couple is required to have lived together for at least 12 months in order to qualify for this visa, however this couple did not meet this requirement. We argued that the

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Waiver of condition 8503 due to pregnancy and illness – condition waived

The applicant and the sponsor met each other on an online website. They commenced their relationship two years later when the sponsor visited the applicant in the Middle East. The applicant then came to Australia to visit the sponsor on a tourist visit. During the visit, the sponsor became pregnant with the applicant’s child. The

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Family Violence and Partner Visas

You should not need to remain in a violent relationship out of fear for your visa status: Immigration Solutions Lawyers recently assisted a client who was the victim of family violence. The client was the holder of a Prospective Marriage (subclass 309) visa sponsored by her Australian boyfriend and had instructed the team at Immigration

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Overcoming A Complex Immigration History At The AAT

Why you should not give up on your visa application if you have a lengthy Immigration History in Australia: The client came to Immigration Solutions Lawyers having encountered a series of failures and disappointments using several Migration Agents. The client presented a complex case with a string of refused visas. This included refusals at the

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