GEORGE BOTROS SHORT-LISTED FOR LAWYERS WEEKLY 30 UNDER 30 AWARDS 2022

The Lawyers Weekly 30 Under 30 Awards is the premier event in showcasing the depth of talent in the nation’s young gun lawyers, recognising their success and their passion for the business of law. The finalist list, announced on Wednesday, 20 April, features over 270 high-achieving professionals across 31 submission-based categories. Reaching the finalists’ stage […]

MATCH SUMMARY: DJOKOVIC v MINISTER OF HOME AFFAIRS

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Game, Set, Match. In the past week, we have all been captivated by the unprecedented standoff between international tennis superstar and Australian Open defending champion Novak Djokovic against the Australian Government. As an experienced immigration solicitor and keen spectator of the judicial match unfolding, I have replayed and analysed the series of events that have […]

SEEKING HELP FROM AN IMMIGRATION LAWYER

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An immigration lawyer increases your chance of getting approved. If you want quality service in relation to immigration matters, contact us at Madison Marcus.

Deng’s Immigration Journey

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Immigration law is an incredibly rewarding area of law because we are often directly involved in matters that greatly impact the lives of the individuals and families we assist. We have a multitude of amazing stories that remind us of the importance of the work that we do. The following is just one such story. […]

Visa updates: Victoria and NSW

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VICTORIA Victoria’s 2020-21 Business and Investor Visa nomination program (subclass 188 and 132) opened on 8 September 2020. To help the state’s economic recovery and health response to the pandemic, the Commonwealth Department of Home Affairs has provided the Victorian Government with a short-term allocation of visa nomination places for the Business Innovation and Investment […]

Immigration Update: Priority Migration Skilled Occupation List and Enhanced Labour Market Testing

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On 2 September 2020 the Australian Government announced two key changes to Australia’s immigration laws ­– a new priority skills list has been introduced and labour market testing requirements have been strengthened for employer-sponsored visas. These changes are designed to address critical skills shortages and ensure employers first attempt to recruit qualified and experienced Australian […]

HONG KONG UPDATE: THE IMPACT OF THE NEW NATIONAL SECURITY LAW UPON HONG KONG BUSINESSES, INVESTORS AND FUTURE AUSTRALIAN VISA APPLICANTS

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In a response to Hong Kong’s new National Security Law, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has suspended the country’s extradition agreement, extended visas for the estimated 10,000 Hong Kong people residing in Australia and announced that Australia is “looking to recruit” Hong Kong businesses. The new security law effectively gives Beijing the power to shape […]

COVID-19 UPDATE – TEMPORARY ACTIVITIES WORK VISA (SUBCLASS 408)

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The Australian Government has made some variations to the Temporary Activities (Subclass 408) visa. In effect, a new stream has been developed to allow the visa holder to remain in Australia if you have no other visa options and are unable to depart Australia due to COVID-19 travel restrictions.