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  1. Visas and immigration
    Hi guys I applied 457 visa with agent in Australia 4th Sep. But since I lived in US over 1 year, agent asked me to get criminal record every countries I lived. But somehow, mail from US is missing now and FBI couldn't help with it. I already asked many times get tracking number or something...
  2. Visas and immigration
    The Australian immigration department may be being too hasty and hard in removing visas of people who have been charged with a criminal activity but subsequently released or found not guilty. A criminal conviction can lead to a visa being cancelled and while this has backing in the case of...
  3. Visas and immigration
    Hi there, So I am applying for a Working Holiday visa and in the application process it asks: "Has the applicant ever been convicted of an offence in any country (including any conviction which is now removed from official records)?" I pleaded guilty in June 2011 (5+ years ago) for what the...
  4. Visas and immigration
    This is a question I don't expect anyone can answer. And may I politely ask that no one leaves "I think" or Maybe "answers". I need actual valid information, not guesses! :) In the UK, Australian and the Commonwealth, there are various laws / acts saying you don't have to disclose spent...
  5. Visas and immigration
    Hello all, Looking for some advice. Background is I'm from the UK, looking to go on holiday to Aus to visit my fiances brother who lives over there with his Australian girlfriend (he has resident status on de facto visa). I have one criminal conviction for assault from back in 2007. There is...
  6. Visas and immigration
    So I'm on a NZ passport and so is my partner, we want to move to Oz to work and live. My partner does not qualify for a SCV as he has what they consider a "serious criminal record", he was sentenced to a 2 year jail term when he was 17, this was over 10 years ago. He is a scaffolder by trade...
  7. Visas and immigration
    I have a friend in the UK wishing to immigrate to Australia. He has a criminal record and served less than 12 mths for a violent crime. The crime involved football hooliganism and he has had a clean record since being released over 4 yrs ago. He is no longer associating with his past criminal...
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