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    Secondary applicant in visa application

    Thanks Raul
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    Secondary applicant in visa application

    It’s a temporary Visa
  3. Hi, When it comes to my sponsoring company completing the Secondary applicant, they froze. What are the benefits/ implications of my company sponsoring a secondary applicant? Should they do it?
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    Regional lovation for RSMS

    Hello, i asked this question elsewhere on the forum but would appreciate a broader view. For the RSMS there are eligible postcodes for where your business sponsor needs to reside. Does it matter where you live? Of course you will want to be close to work but thinking about schools and catchment areas, do I need to still be within the regional postcodes? Thanks
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    The role of a migration agent

    In relation to Aussiebirds comment
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    The role of a migration agent

    My experience is quite similar. When I’ve approached MAs recently away from this forum about 25% have responded. Or very slow to respond to my enquiry (2 months in one case) The only MA that has responded to me through the forum is Raul, who is highly regarded.
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    The role of a migration agent

    Thanks LoudYorkie. Your role as a business analyst is very similar to the position I am in. 50% of my day is spent researching. This is why I'm keen to understand exactly what was done for others. In your case, did the agent do a particular thing? Review your contract offer against current Law? That's the value I'm looking for. The reason I want to check is we were quote $2000 to complete the online submission for becoming a company being able to sponsor employees. There are 11 sections, much of it is Yes/ No and a few character limited response boxes.
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    RCB Refused - 187 RSMS

    I’ve always had it in mind that the RCB application would go in first and get approval before applying for an RSMS visa?
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    The role of a migration agent

    Have you got any examples of harsh decisions? most of the reasons you listed for failure appear controllable and sensible. If you can’t fill out form 80, as well as business plans evidencing why, organagrams, finances etc then why should you be granted a visa at someone else’s expense. For the RSMS how much interaction do DHA have with the regional certifying board?
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    The role of a migration agent

    Thanks for the comment Raul. When I’ve read other posts, I’ve noticed that you often comment with common sense. If the refusal rate is 50% are you saying that the ones that fail are not complying with the regulations, legislative instrument and typical requirements of the visa? I supppose this is the crux of it, if I instruct a MA does that 50% chance lower considerably? In terms of offshore, or onshore as you don’t know the circumstances of our possible application our chance of success is unknown.
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    The role of a migration agent

    Thanks for the replies. Im just trying to figure out the value of instructing an agent when most of the information appears in the public domain, and sensible. Yes I’m sure they are looking for detailed information so a case officer can make a judgement. Which is why I asked about what in particular the agent did? If there is a trick to completing the application, that only agents know then that’s valuable. Whilst I didn’t know about the changes in law for remaining relative visa, I did see that the waiting was around 50 years as you can find that info out and put 2 and 2 together
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    The role of a migration agent

    Hello, Keen to understand the role of an agent. What do they do? Does the involvement of a MARA agent improve credibility? How in particular did an agent help? Thanks
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    Refusal rates

    Hi, i read somewhere that refusal rates for 187 were at 50%. Does anyone know why so many refusals? I presume it can’t be due to poor quality submissions, as they would have always been happening.
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    It’s the 187 DE visa
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    Hi, Do you need to live and work in regional Australia, or just work there? Thanks