Migration agent jailed for fraud

Ms Xiao Ying Wu (known as Amy Wu), was based in Sydney’s Chinatown and pleaded guilty to forging immigration documents and defrauding her clients, who were seeking assistance with visa applications, in order to obtain more than $80 000. She was sentenced today in the Downing Centre District Court to 21 months’ imprisonment, with five […]

Assessment Level 4 removal

At the time of the Review no countries had been assigned as AL5. The removal of AL4 results in all students who were formerly subject to AL4 instead being assessed as AL3. Former AL4 visa applicants benefit from this change as there is a reduction in the level of evidence of English language proficiency, financial […]

Australasian College under investigation

A private training college in inner Sydney is under police investigation following allegations of a multimillion-dollar fraud involving hundreds of ”phantom students”. NSW Police and the Department of Education are investigating claims the Australasian College at Broadway used the details of prospective students to make it look as if they had completed courses that attracted […]