What is 866 Protection-visa-for-Australia

Introduction The Immigration Program for Refugees and Persecuted Persons administers the Protection Visa 866. But only those who fit the criteria for refugee immigration are granted this kind of visa by Australia. What Is a Subclass 866 Protection Visa? This visa is for people who arrived in Australia on a valid visa and want to […]

How to successfully apply for an onshore Protection visa in Australia

Introduction You might be eligible to apply for a Permanent Protection (subclass 866) Visa if you need protection in Australia, are in Australia, and entered the country legally. In conclusion, you might be eligible for this visa if: You have a valid visa and are currently in Australia. Either as a refugee or under Australia’s […]


Introduction Our immigration attorneys can assist you with your Onshore Protection Visa, including training and interview preparation, as well as an AAT appeal of your protection visa denial. International students and tourists who are afraid to travel back to their home countries and who want to live permanently in Australia make up the majority of […]

5 steps for Onshore Humanitarian visa

An onshore humanitarian visa—what is it? Australia grants refugees who are unable to return home onshore humanitarian visas, sometimes known as “protection visas.” You can apply for the following onshore protection visas while you are in Australia: Visa for protection (subclass 866) (permanent visa) Visa for Enterprise: Safe Haven (subclass 790) (5-year temporary protection visa) […]

Migration Agent Sydney – Immigration Lawyers

MIGRATION AGENT SYDNEY As migration agents and immigration lawyers, Parish Patience Immigration Lawyers Sydney offers a full range of Australian immigration services for employers, temporary workers, individuals and their families. Our office in Sydney, Australia can provide you with all Immigration and visa services including: Skilled Visa Subclass 189/190/491 Partner/De Facto Partner Visa (Subclass 820/801, […]

Can protection visas be refused under s 501 for character grounds?

On 24 December 2019, the Full Federal Court found that the Section 501 character test did not apply to applications for protection visas under s 36 of the Migration Act 1958: BAL19 v Minister of Home Affairs [2019] FCA 2189. In this case, the Minister accepted that the applicant had fought for the LTTE since […]

Are planes the new boats?

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It has been known for some time that the number of asylum seekers arriving in Australia by plane far exceeds the number of boat arrivals. It is also well known that the percentage who are found to be genuinely in need of protection is much lower for the plane arrivals. Labor Senator Kristina Keneally has […]


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Last Sunday saw the premiere of a six part ABC mini-series on the theme of refugees and Australia’s controversial treatment of them. One of the main plot lines is loosely based on the true story of a mentally ill woman who, despite having lived in Australia for most of her life as a permanent resident, […]