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High Court Decision On Bias In Tribunals

High Court holds that apprehended bias, and thus jurisdictional error, may be found if Department includes irrelevant, prejudicial evidence in materials forwarded to Immigration...

More Guidance On Challenging Refusal Of Partner Visa Application

Decision of the Federal Circuit Court highlights that the Tribunal must make specific findings concerning the circumstances of the relationship Have you had a Partner...

Major Decision On Student Visas And The Genuine Temporary Entrant Criterion

Full Court holds that having settled intention to seek permanent residency in the future will not necessarily preclude finding that GTE is satisfied! What is...

Challenging Refusal Of Nomination For Skilled Visa

Decision of the Federal Circuit Court points the way! Here is an important decision from the Federal Circuit Court that you need to be aware...

Seeking Waiver of Condition 8503

Federal Court decision confirms that this is a very difficult challenge! Is it possible to successfully challenge a decision of a delegate of the Minister...

A Key To Getting The Tribunal Overturned In Partner Visa Cases

FCC decision suggests that overlooking any of the factors listed in sub regulation 1.15A(3) is jurisdictional error Have you had the frustrating experience of seeing...

Minister Seeks Judicial Review In Partner Visa Case Involving Claims Of Family Violence

FCC decision emphasises need for clear finding to prove that the family violence occurred while the relationship was still extant Imagine that you have a...

Contesting Refusal of Protection Visa On Character Grounds

A good starting point is to look for the most classical form of jurisdictional error How do you go about contesting the refusal of a...

Federal Court Decision Identifies Some Grounds For Contesting Mandatory Visa Cancellations

A very close reading of the Tribunal's Decision Record might yield benefits for clients Is there any workable strategy for contesting a visa cancellation...

Another Case Involving Character Test

Federal Court decision points the way to a strategy for fighting refusals Is there an effective way to fight a visa refusal on character grounds? This...
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