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  1. Once your 100 is granted, you have a PR visa regardless of whether your relationship breaks down or not. Your eligibility for a RRV will be based on whether you have spent 2 of the previous 5 years (holding your PR visa) in Australia or whether you have strong ties which are of benefit to Australia.
  2. MaggieMay24

    Skillselect ENS 186 Timeline

    Yes, you can apply for multiple visas at a time. Whichever is granted first would be replaced by the visa granted second so you can decide whether you withdraw the second application after the first visa is granted.
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    Applying for 190 onshore/offshore

    If you apply for the 190 while in Bali, you will not be issued a bridging visa. You can return to Australia on the visitor visa but when it expires, you would need to either submit a new visa application or else depart Australia until the 190 is granted. If you apply for the 190 after returning to Australia on the visitor visa, you would be issued bridging visas which allow you to remain in Australia until the 190 is granted. The bridging visa may come with a "No Work" condition, and you may be able to apply to have that lifted if you can demonstrate financial hardship without being about to work. AFAIK, you can be either in Australia or outside for the 190 to be granted. NOTE: The ability to apply for the 190 visa while in Australia will also depend on whether your visitor visa has a No Further Stay condition on it. If it does, you can only apply while outside Australia.
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    Urgent situation - advice required please

    If a child is born in Australia to a parent who is either citizen or PR, the child is automatically an Australian citizen. If a child is born overseas to a parent who is an Australian citizen, the child doesn't automatically become an Australian citizen so I assume they would be given the citizenship of the country where they're born (depending on the rules of that country). However you can apply for citizenship by descent for the child and they would be granted Australian citizenship once that application is processed. If a child is born overseas to parents who hold PR status (so neither is a citizen), then the child will not be eligible for citizenship by descent - you'd need to apply for a child visa for them.
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    Urgent situation - advice required please

    It does sound like the timing may jeopardize your ability to apply for citizenship this year and depending on how long you remain outside Australia, perhaps for another year or two after. As well, if the baby is born outside Australia before you gain citizenship, then s/he would need a child visa. Of course your wife's health and the child's health are your first priority as they should be, but it may have some affect on the immigration processes.
  6. MaggieMay24

    Question on PR on 489

    Typically they cover this transition under the new rules. So I'd expect that if you apply for the 489, you would be granted the 489 even if it's closed to new applications in November. And the new version of the PR visa would allow applicants on a 489 to apply for it when the time comes.
  7. Your bridging visa may not come with work rights, however you may be able to apply to have this restriction lifted if you can demonstrate financial hardship. I'm not sure the criteria for demonstrating financial hardship, but from what I've read it seems fairly possible if you are not able to cover your living expenses with whatever income you have.
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    Skillselect ENS 186 Timeline

    There's no requirement for the employer to pay any costs for your PR nomination or visa. I'm not 100% on the SAF fee, but as far as I know, they can tell you to pay all the costs. Some employers will require the employee to pay everything, some employers will pay for the nomination as well as the visa costs, and some will require some sharing of the costs.
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    187 Visa Processing Time

    The employer is the applicant for the nomination, so it's quite possible the employer is paying the MA fees, not the visa applicant. And it's also quite possible the nomination refusal contains confidential business information that is not disclosed to the visa applicant. Hopefully the MA has given a general summary of why the nomination was refused, but at the moment it's the employer's situation to deal with at AAT.
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    Can divorce affect my permanent residency?

    Do you already hold a PR visa? It's not clear from your posting history since you were recently posting about getting your police and health checks done. If your visa hasn't been granted yet and you and your husband are planning to divorce, you are obligated to notify Immigration about the breakdown in your relationship.
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    Nomination refusal

    There is no need to be married for 12 months before someone can apply for a partner visa. I think you may be referring to if someone applies as a de facto, in which case they must show 12 months of de facto relationship unless they legally register the relationship in their state/territory.
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    Investing money back in the UK

    I've deleted the reply you got since it's not from Vista (this is a partner forum so only Vista should be responding) so it cannot be considered professional advice. If you want responses from general forum members, you can post the same question in the Money & Finance section.
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    If you can convince your daughter to migrate to Australia (assuming she's eligible), she may eventually be able to sponsor you on a parent visa but other than that, I think you are limited to visitor visas.
  15. Typically immigration will contact you to let you know that they're ready to grant the visa and they'll tell you to arrange to be offshore for xxxx days and to let them know your travel plans. Most people plan a short visit to NZ or Bali and let Immigration know their flight details - once they're offshore Immigration can then grant the visa and it's activated when you re-enter.