News Articles for "Visas"
O'Connor flags changes to 457 visa laws
Immigration Minister Brendan O'Connor says breaches of the 457 foreign worker visa program have been so serious that legislative change will be needed.Mr O...read more
The Commonwealth Ombudsman Colin Neave has expressed concern about the mental health of people being held in detention centres for long periods of time, sa...read more
Asylum self harm linked to detention time
The federal government watchdog says asylum seeker applications must be processed within 90 days and warns rates of self harm are strongly linked to the ti...read more
VISA BATTLE: Wrangling over efforts to increase the number of visas for high-tech foreign workers has strained a bipartisan deal in the Senate on immigrati...read more