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Partner Visa, Family Violence, HIV, AAT, Health Waiver Successful

  Recently, Andrew Woo (Lawyer and Migration Agent) successfully represented a client at a migration review hearing in the AAT. Andrew’s client’s partner visa application had been previously refused by the Department of Immigration and Border Protection on health grounds due to a diagnosis of HIV infection. BACKGROUND TO CASE Andrew’s client came to Australia…

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Health issue, ENS, Hepatitis B health waiver successful

Health issue, ENS, Hepatitis B health waiver successful

Recently, Andrew Woo (Lawyer and Migration Agent) helped his client secure an ENS visa to continuously serve the community in the healthcare sector after his client was successful in obtaining a health waiver despite a diagnosis of Hepatitis B virus. It is important to note that Andrew’s client has been on effective treatment to suppress…

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Medical Treatment Visa Application Successful

Health Issue, AAT, Ministerial Intervention, Medical Treatment Visa Application Successful

This story by Andrew Woo (Lawyer and Migration Agent) illustrates that a permanent visa may not always be the answer to all migration options. BACKGROUND INFORMATION: In early 2018, Andrew first met his clients who were in their 60’s in conference with their two children who had immigrated to Australia and led successful careers in…

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Migration Health Waiver Success

Migration/Health Waiver: Down Syndrome Successful Case

Recently, Andrew Woo (Lawyer and Migration Agent) successfully represented clients whose Partner Visa Application was declined by the Department of Home Affairs. The Application had been rejected due to a dependent child suffering from Down Syndrome. BACKGROUND TO CASE Andrew’s clients submitted a Partner Visa Application in late 2015. The couple had met online and…

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Migration Health Waiver Success

Migration: Health Waiver Success

Recently, Andrew Woo (Lawyer and Migration Agent) was successful in obtaining a partner visa for a client suffering from Crohn’s disease. Background Information: Andrew’s client who came from the US first met her Australian partner online and subsequently travelled to Australia to join her partner. In 2015, Andrew’s client and her partner decided to launch…

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Migration Health Waiver Success

When is it too late to engage a migration expert to represent you at the AAT migration review hearing? Background Information: Andrew Woo, Lawyer and Migration Agent recently acted for a client who came to Australia on a student visa to pursue his further studies and also to join his long-term partner in 2014. In…

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Immigration law

Success – Migration Win: Early Advice in Health Waiver Proves a Winner

In this success story, Andrew Woo, Lawyer and Migration Agent here at Taylor & Scott, illustrates how important it is to seek strategic advice from an expert in health waiver visa applications especially when you have a medical condition that could jeopardise your case. Andrew assisted his clients to obtain a health waiver and permanent…

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Migration Health Waiver Success

Mining Worker Obtains Permanent Residency After 2 Years

A Perth based mining worker and his family obtained permanent residency 2 years after their initial application for an ENS visa despite a health issue. First contact with Andrew in 2013 Andrew’s client first came to Australia on a 457 visa to work for one of the major mining companies in 2009. Andrew’s client and…

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Partner Visa Success

4 Years of Arduous Battle For a Partner Visa Eventually Paid Off For Andrew’s Client

Our migration expert, Andrew Woo recently had another success in helping his client obtain a permanent visa despite numerous challenges over a period of 4 years. “It was one of the most complicated cases I have ever worked on, but it was definitely one of the most rewarding experiences I have had in my career”…

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Health Waiver Success Migration

Another ENS Visa Health Waiver Success

Andrew Woo has successfully helped his client and the client’s family become permanent residents despite one of the family members being diagnosed with a “challenging medical condition”. INITIAL CONFERENCE Following a recommendation by a former client, Andrew arranged a consultation to give advice in late 2014. Andrew learnt that his client had been living in…

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Migration Visa Registered Nurse

Overseas Trained Nurses Seek Subclass 190 Visa

  TWO REGISTERED NURSES IN CANBERRA – SUCCESS STORY MIGRATION – ACT CANBERRA NOMINATION SKILLED SUBCLASS 190 VISA   Andrew Woo, Migration Agent here at Taylor and Scott has recently assisted two separate registered nurses (who shared very similar experiences) in obtaining their permanent visas through the Australian Capital Territory in record time. OVERSEAS TRAINED…

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Historic Migration Breakthrough

Historic Migration Breakthrough for Clients

TAYLOR AND SCOTT SCORES HISTORIC MIGRATION BREAKTHROUGH FOR CLIENTS. Family migration to Australia is always a complex and challenging task. It is especially difficult if one of the family migrating has a serious medical issue. Australia’s migration laws prevent visas being granted to partner visa applicants if any family member has a disease or condition…

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Health Waiver & Visa Granted

Health Waiver Success & Visa Granted

Andrew Woo, Migration Agent here at Taylor and Scott and Expert in Health Waiver Applications has had another successful outcome in a health waiver case involving a South American lady in early 40’s who was married to an Australian citizen with his two children from a previous relationship. MIGRATION EXPERT IN HEALTH WAIVER MATTERS Andrew’s…

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Family Sponsored Visitor Visa

Family Sponsored Visitor Visa Granted

MIGRATION – FAMILY SPONSORED VISITOR VISA AAT MIGRATION REVIEW HEARING Andrew Woo, Migration Agent here at Taylor and Scott has won an appeal to AAT for a client whose family sponsored visitor visa was refused by the Department of Immigration and Border Protection. HISTORY OF THE CASE Andrew’s client first met his now wife who…

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complex health waiver success

Partner Visa Application Made Without Application Made Without Valid Visa At Time Of Application, Combined With Complex Health Issues

NO CASE IS TOO HARD FOR ANDREW WOO, MIGRATION AGENT AT TAYLOR & SCOTT LAWYERS FACTS In 2013, our client presented at Taylor & Scott’s Lidcombe office.  He was desperate.  His health was declining rapidly and he suffered from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.  He was pale, coughing constantly and had obvious difficulty breathing. He had arrived…

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Health Waiver HIV Success

Health Waiver HIV Success

Recently Andrew Woo, Migration Agent No. 1383628 here at Taylor & Scott Lawyers, acted for a couple seeking a health waiver. Our clients moved to Australia in 2008.  One had obtained employment as a medical specialist and was granted a 457 Business Visa.  The couple enjoyed life in Australia and the medical professional obtained his…

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Health Waiver Granted

Recently, our migration team of Lachlan Riches and Andrew Woo successfully assisted a couple in a de facto relationship apply for a waiver of health requirements in respect of their Employers Nomination Scheme (ENS) visa. The main applicant had worked for the employer for more than 2 years on a 457 visa, the couple then…

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Partner Visa Granted In Complex Matter With Issues Involving Step Children, Ex-Wife And Same-Sex Relationship

Recently, our migration team were requested by their client to apply for a partner visa on the basis of a same sex partner relation with an Australian Citizen. The visa applicant’s ex wife has a very bitter attitude towards our client. Although the divorce decree provides our client with visitation rights, the ex wife had…

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Urgent Visas Granted To Performers

A start-up business in Sydney had been looking at organising performance/touring of overseas DJs/performance/artists in Australia. Since it is a very new company, it had limited financial information to demonstrate to the Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) that it was able to meet various sponsorship obligations. The company initially tried to apply for the…

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