Now in its 10th edition, The Immigration Kit is the most comprehensive, plain language guide to Australia’s immigration, refugee and citizenship law. It provides up-to-date information regarding bridging visas; family visas; skilled migration; refugee and humanitarian visas; students; temporary workers; and Australian citizenship.
Commissioned by the Immigration Advice and Rights Centre (IARC) and written by experienced migration lawyers, this authoritative guide offers the latest legislation and case law. Structured in a user-friendly way, it lists particular migration scenarios and provides applicable legal guidelines for addressing the circumstance.
The Immigration Kit simplifies an undeniably complex area of law and policy. It is an essential reference for migration lawyers and agents and a valuable educational resource for students and members of the public, particularly those seeking information about their own immigration queries.
Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 The Immigration System
Chapter 3 Migration Agents and Lawyers
Chapter 4 Visas and Visa Applications
Chapter 5 Visas – General Requirements
Chapter 6 Unlawful Non-Citizens and Immigration Offences
Chapter 7 Bridging Visas
Chapter 8 Partner Relationships and Partner Visas
Chapter 9 Family Visas
Chapter 10 Skilled Migration
Chapter 11 Employer Nomination Migration
Chapter 12 Business Skills Migration
Chapter 13 Refugee and Humanitarian Visas
Chapter 14 Other Permanent Visas
Chapter 15 Resident Return Visas
Chapter 16 New Zealand Citizens
Chapter 17 Rights of Australian Permanent Residents
Chapter 18 Temporary Work and Activity Visas
Chapter 19 Students
Chapter 20 Visitor Visas
Chapter 21 Other Temporary Visas
Chapter 22 Cancellation of visas and deportation
Chapter 23 Review of Migration Decisions
Chapter 24 Australian Citizenship
Even accepting that immigration law involves a constantly evolving body of legislation and regulations the Immigration Kit provides a plain English introduction to the criteria needed to be achieved for acquisition of citizenship or the grant of one of the various classes of non-citizen visas with the associated forms and fees required for such applications.
Duncan Kerr, The Law Society of Tasmania, December 2022
Practitioners contemplating providing immigration advice will be well served by this book.
It is a quick reference book especially designed for students, new lawyers and for experienced practitioners when they need to understand areas they do not normally practice in.
Valerie Pereira, Law Institute Journal (VIC), October 2022