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Proposed citizenship test leaves residents in limbo

African Astralians

The Federal Government's proposed crackdown on citizenship laws may still be in question, but, in the meantime, so is the future of Australia's permanent residents. From plans for a tougher language test to longer waiting times before they can apply for citizenship, many permanent residents say they are left in a state of uncertainty. Omar Dabbagh has more.

Permanent residents in the process of becoming citizens say the pending amendments to Australia's citizenship laws have them confused and worried.

 

The Federal Government has proposed a raft of changes that, if passed, could dramatically change their plans for the future.

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