This unit examines the regulatory framework that ensures compliance with Migration Law in Australia. Students will cover grounds for refusal or cancellation of visas; sanctions for breaches of visa conditions; the consequences of unlawful status; detention, removal and deportation and offences under the Migration Act. Students will learn to appraise pathways and options open to clients, determine strategies and formulate submissions. The subject is designed to further to equip participants advanced skills needed to determine and advise on visa options and the research capacity to find appropriate legal materials.

Unit details

Location:
Online
Other
Study level:
Postgraduate
Credit points:
12
Unit code:
LML6005

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. Identify and critically analyse requirements and procedures relating to refusals, compliance and other sanctions  
  2. Recognise when and how to undertake appropriate research to prepare submissions, and effectively advocate for clients  
  3. Determine and implement appropriate advocacy strategies in negotiation with key stakeholders  
  4. Plan and prepare communication strategies with key stakeholders including clients and government  
  5. Demonstrate an understanding of ethical and professional standards including duty of care, informed consent and the nature of independent advice  

Assessment

Assessment type Description Grade
Assignment Visa cancellations and consequential review rights. (1100 words) 15%
Assignment A written submission to government or client addressing visa criteria. (2200 words) 40%
Examination Final Examination. 45%

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