Australia has one of the toughest immigration laws in the world. Did you know that all applicants who apply to immigrate to Australia have to pass a character test to qualify? A person’s past and present conduct is checked into to ensure that he or she has
A person who evades debts, avoids paying his or her bills and indulges in activities which disregard the law or human rights are judged as being not of
If you are planning to working in Australia, do not arrive in the country on a tourist visa. According to the decree issued by the
If you arrive in Australia as a tourist and then seek asylum as a refugee, you will be given Bridging A type visa. This will give you a tax file number and you will be allowed to work. Usually this type of visa is granted to those who apply for a refugee visa within 45 days of arrival. The Bridging A type visa will come into effect after the expiration of the tourist visa. Your application will be processed within weeks. In case your application for refugee visa is denied, you have just 28 days to either appeal against the decision or leave the country.
If you are seeking refugee status, you should always give true and factual information. Making false claims and fabricating statements will be result in you failing the character test. It has been seen that many times subsequent visa applications are rejected because a person falsified information to get a Bridge A type visa.