Partner Visas - 309 Offshore Spouse

Inclusion of Family Members – Successful grant

0806664 [2009] MRTA 970 The applicant had applied for a subclass 309 Offshore Spouse Visa and had included his parents and half-sister in the application. The applicant’s initial application had failed because he had could not show that his parents and half-sister were ‘members of the family unit’. According to legislation, a person is only

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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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Refusal is not always the end of the story

If first you don’t succeed try again. It is all in the strength of the case and the quality of the submissions. At Immigration Solutions Lawyers, we are often presented with cases where a visa application is rejected for a number of reasons. This rejection may be for a number of reasons, such as: the

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Schedule 3 Criteria – Not holding a Substantive Visa

Proof of Compelling and Compassionate Circumstances   is   always an essential element   in Partner Visa Applications  It is all in the level of the proof provided and quality of submissions addressing the   relevant  visa criteria.  There are two pathways available for a partner visa, dependent on whether the visa application was applied onshore or offshore. Onshore

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