Irish people deported by Australia for their outstay on visa limit

February 10, 2014
Australia outstay on visa - VisaReporter
Over the last three years, about 900 nationals of Ireland have been banished from Australia for their outstay in the country.

According to the reports of Irish Echo, in Australia, about 891 people of Irish descent were sent back from Down Under after they have attempted to stay in the nation even after their visa expiry.

It is also affirmed that as per the statistics provided by the Australia's Department of Immigration and Border Protection, , 72 people were compelled to get back home from immigration detention centers.

In 2013 as many as 29 of these have returned home, that is nearly twice the figure in 2010.

According to the immigration department, it is said that, on an average, €3,300 is spent to banish the over stay of the immigrants.

Michaela Cash, assistant immigration minister, sent a statement to the 'Irish Echo' newspaper, which said that, they are carrying out a programme that is named, assisted voluntary return, the cost of which is not more than €1,000.

To avail this programme, according to the guidelines of it, persons who are being deported must prove their willingness to go back to their nation and do not have the way to get back home.

With regards to the one who wish to return to Australia, until and unless the money required for their journey back home is repaid, they are not granted to do so.
According to the department’s report only 43 nationals of Ireland have chose to make use of this scheme over three years.

As per the statement given, Illegal residents are expected to leave and   have no privilege to stay in Australia.

If the illegal immigrants deny leaving Australia on their own will, they may be arrested.

It is also cautioned that people who exceed the time duration of their visa exceeding 28 days can be prevented from availing a temporary visa for three years to Australia.

Ample sources are being used by the department, to find people, who are trying to violate their visa conditions.
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