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Australia to Double Its Investor Visa Quota as Part of Economic Recovery Plan

October 12, 2020

Christian NesheimEditor   Australia’s perennially oversubscribed Business Innovation and Investment Program (BIIP) will see the number of visas it is allocated rise from the current 7,260 to 13,500, a near-doubling, according to a statement from Acting Minister for Immigration, Alan Tudge. “A carefully managed Migration Program is an important...

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Australian COVID-19 Travel Restrictions: Art. 13 of Human Rights Declaration Suspended?

August 2, 2020

Michael B. KrakatBond University, Australia   Australian returning citizens’ quarantine fees, interstate passports and restrictions on leaving the country: Health- and debt related impediments on global mobility in times of the ‘new normal.’  Citizenship today includes adaptations between the local and the global, such as is the case now...

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Australian Govt. Says Min. Investment Requirements for Investor Visas Are Too Low

December 22, 2019

Christian NesheimEditor   Australia’s Department of Home Affairs (DHA) has opened a formal public consultation process on the Business Innovation and Investment Program (BIIP), a substream of the country’s overall skilled immigration program. The government wishes to know whether there are opportunities to streamline the program to maximize the...

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After Three Years of Decline, Australia’s SIV Program Regains Momentum

November 10, 2019

Christian NesheimEditor   In the 2018-2019 fiscal year, Australia’s Significant Investor Visa (SIV), a substream of the country’s broader Business Innovation and Investment Program (BIIP) saw its fortunes reverse for the first time since July 2015, when investment requirements were re-channeled toward private equity and venture capital and away...

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App. Backlog Nears 20,000 for Australia’s Business Innovation & Investment Visa

October 14, 2019

Christian NesheimEditor   Close to 80,000 investor migrants and family members had obtained Australian visas under the BIIP by the end of June last year, but 18,682 applicants were “in the pipeline”. Australia’s Business Innovation & Investment Program (BIIP, or, subclass 188) is the stream of Australia’s general migration...

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