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Sydney: Introduction to migration procedure and visa applications

5 March 2019 @ 1:15 pm - 5:30 pm

$396 – $440

Area of Interest: Immigration law

This half-day seminar is a practical, introductory course designed for Lawyers who wish to provide immigration advice. It will be taught by Accredited Specialists in Immigration Law and experienced Immigration Lawyers.

CPD units: Four (4)
Knowledge area: Substantive law
Cost: $396 – $440

Topic 1: How to make a valid visa application and lodge relevant evidence and submissions

  • What is a visa?
  • Types of visas – substantive visas and other visas
  • Requirements for making a valid visa application
  • Attaching evidence and submissions to a lodged visa application
  • When a decision on a visa application can be made by the Immigration Department
  • Case study

Topic 2: Employer-Sponsered visas

  • Overview of employer-sponsered visas
  • Subclass 482 visa process and requirements
  • Subclass 186 visa process and requirements
  • Sponsor obligations

Topic 3: General skilled migration and business/investor migration

  • Overview of General Skilled Migration Programme
  • Overview of Business/Investor Migration Programme
  • Mooted changes in the Skilled Visa Programme

Topic 4: Merits review applications at the migration and refugee division of the AAT

Sarah Gillis, Registered Migration Agent, Chief Dream Weaver and Founder of Aspire Australia

Timothy Smith, Accredited Specialist in Immigration Law and Registered Migration Agent, Principal of Tim Smith Lawyers
Alex Kaufman, Immigration Lawyer and Registered Migration Agent, Head of Migration at FCB Smart Visa
Rita Chowdhury, Immigration Lawyer and Registered Migration Agent, Principal of Integrate Legal
Anne O’Donoghue, Accredited Specialist in Immigration Law and Registered Migration Agent, Managing Director and Principal Lawyer of Immigration Solutions Lawyers


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