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ABUL RIZVI: Visa processing paralysis

Numbers of temporary visa applications, both educational and vocational, are rapidly declining as ...  
English test changes work against Partner visa applicants in violent relationships

New requirements for the English language test will make it more difficult for visa applicants in ...  
Treasury’s latest population projections seem hard to believe

While the Treasury’s December 2020 population forecasts seem unrealistic, they're still more ...  
The folly of the Global Talent Independent visa

A recently developed visa program bears more drawbacks than its government sales pitch would ...  
The political and economic effects of COVID-19 on immigrant communities

Australia's immigration industry was profoundly affected by the pandemic along with life for ...  
Home Affairs and the great partner visa cover-up

After thousands of Australians had their lives illegally put on hold, the Morrison Government ...  
The Federal Government is out of touch with Australian values

The Federal Government has shaped our nation into one that goes against the Australian values it ...  
Wage theft still a big problem for the vulnerable

While Australia has been actively working against the wage theft problem, work still needs to be ...  
English language test requirement deemed a 'racist measure'

A mandatory English language test for new immigrants and their sponsors reflects racial attitudes ...  
No certainty 2020-21 Migration and Humanitarian Programs will be delivered

Along with the recent Budget, announcements were made regarding the Migration and Humanitarian ...  
The Federal Government would not pass its own values test

The Federal Government has revamped the citizenship test by adding a “values” section, feat ...  
Thousands of registered migration agents to lose accreditation with new legislation

New legislation affecting the roles of migration agents is a step backwards for industry profes ...  
What does the 2019-20 Migration Program outcome tell us about future migration?

Abul Rizvi examines the future of Australia's Migration Program based on figures revealed in the ...  
Skilled temporary visa holders: A barometer for the Australian economy

For at least 20 years, the much-maligned skilled temporary visa has tracked the relative state of ...  
Australia's migration and humanitarian programs at record lows

Australia's 2020-21 migration and humanitarian programs are likely to be fewer than since the ...  
Impact of ageing population on economic outcomes

Australia's ageing population and low migration policy will make it impossible to deliver econ ...  
Forecast of net overseas migration for the 2020s

Abul Rizvi examines the forecast of net overseas migration for the following decade under current ...  
International movements collapse as visa processing hits record lows

Processing of both temporary and permanent visas appears to have all but ceased, even ahead of ...  

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