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Illegal workers detained in Victorian compliance
Immigration compliance officers have detained a north-west
Victorian family overnight as suspected illegal workers. A
department spokesperson said Employers should be aware it is a
criminal offence to knowingly or recklessly allow a person to work
illegally or to refer an illegal worker for work (07 February
Korean citizen pleads guilty to visa application
A department spokesman said the woman, a citizen of the Republic
of Korea (South Korea), obtained permanent residence by dishonestly
omitting from her application that she had previously visited
Australia using another name and was excluded from returning to
Australia by the department's Seoul visa office (05 February
457 visa program responds well to economic
The Department of Immigration and Citizenship's (DIAC) latest
monthly report for 457 visas confirms downwards movement in
temporary skilled migrants, a trend which has been developing since
June last year (03 February 2013).
UK man guilty: immigration identity fraud
A man pleaded guilty in Sydney's Downing Centre Local Court to
multiple counts of immigration fraud involving his entry and stay
in Australia under false identities. The investigation included the
use of electronic facial recognition software now being used by a
number of state and federal government agencies (29 January 2013).
The Impact of Recent Immigration on the Australian
Author: Dr Bob Birrell, Monash University The main finding is that
the number of migrants arriving in Australia since the beginning of
2011 who found jobs is equivalent to the total number of new jobs
created in Australia over the same period. (released 04 February
Regional Australia in the Asian century
Author: Regional Australia Institute (RAI)
This briefing assesses the key policy implications for regional
Australia in response to Australian Government's White Paper on
the Asian Century (31 January 2013).
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The Federal Court handed down the largest-ever court fine for breaches of the Subclass 457 business sponsorship program.
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