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Parent visa applications could take nearly 20 years to be processed

SBS Filipino

Parent visas are being lodged faster than they are processed

Parent visas are being lodged faster than they are processed


Published 2 June 2022 at 11:29am
By Maya Jamieson, Akash Arora
Presented by TJ Correa
Source: SBS

Data by the Department of Home Affairs shows that over the past nine years, a far higher number of parent visa applications are being lodged each year than are being processed.


Published 2 June 2022 at 11:29am
By Maya Jamieson, Akash Arora
Presented by TJ Correa
Source: SBS


Highlights
  • As of 30 April, over 123,000 parent visa applications are waiting to be processed by the Department of Home Affairs.
  • Melbourne-based Marianna Giordana recently launched the Clear Parent Visa Backlog campaign. She estimates that at current planning levels, new visa applications will take about 19 years to be granted.
  • In a statement the Department of Home Affairs cited the COVID-19 pandemic as one of the reasons for the backlog.
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Ayon sa data mula sa Department of Home Affairs, lumalabas na sa nakalipas na siyam na taon mas mataas ang bilang ng mga aplikasyon sa parent visa kaysa sa mga naipoproseso.

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