Migration Review Tribunal

Applicant subjected to family violence after marriage

In 2007 the applicant entered Australia on a Working Holiday Visa. After meeting an Australian citizen and forming a relationship, the applicant lodged an application for the 820 visa. After marrying his partner, the applicant was subjected to psychological family violence. The partner visa was not granted so ISL helped represent the applicant at MRT

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Refusal to grant visa on account of applicant’s qualifications

The applicant had first arrived in Australia in 2010 on a Working Holiday Visa. The following year the applicant lodged an application for the 457 Visa. The visa application was refused because the applicant did not have the relevant skills or qualification for the nominated occupation. Between 2011 and 2013 a preliminary submission to MRT

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Refuse to grant a Student Visa

The applicant arrived in Australia in 2007 and lodged an application for a Student Visa. The applicant enrolled into 5 courses from 2007 to 2011, they were all cancelled. He then enrolled into another course that runs from 2011 to 2013. He also did not achieve the required results in his IELTS test. The Department

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Genuine relationship leads Tribunal to remit matter for reconsideration.

Visas granted   The applicant made an application for a Partner Visa in 2011. The application was refused by the Department of Immigration & Citizenship because the applicant’s sponsor had sponsored more than two partners in his time. His first sponsorship took place in 1987 and the other was made in 2007. Regulation 1.20J of

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