Number of applications lodged and decisions made to Iranian citizens in the Skilled Migration category?

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Dear Department of Immigration and Border Protection,
I would like to receive information about the following questions:

Number of visa applications lodged in subclass 189 , 190 , 489 and 457 by citizens of Iran in financial years 2012-2013 , 2013-2014,2014-2015, 2015-2016 and 2016-2017?

Number of visas granted or visa applications refused in subclass 189 , 190 , 489 and 457 to citizens of Iran in financial years 2012-2013 , 2013-2014,2014-2015, 2015-2016 and 2016-2017?

Yours faithfully,
Damon Aryan
Registered Migration Agent

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Dear Mr Aryan

 

I refer to your request for access to documents relating to:

 

‘Number of visa applications lodged in subclass 189, 190, 489 and 457 by
citizens of Iran in financial years 2012-2013, 2013-2014, 2014-2015,
2015-2016 and 2016-2017?

 

Number of visas granted or visa applications refused in subclass 189, 190,
489 and 457 to citizens of Iran in financial years 2012-2013, 2013-2014,
2014-2015, 2015-2016 and 2016-2017?’

 

The current due date for your request is Wednesday, 4 October 2017. The
Department will not be in a position to be able to finalise your request
by the original due date.  

 

The Department seeks your agreement under s.15AA of the FOI Act to extend
the timeframe for the processing of your request by 30 days.  This would
extend the due date for your request to Friday, 3 November 2017.

 

It would assist the Department in managing its FOI caseload if you could
provide a response to this request by close of business, Tuesday, 26
September 2017.

 

Please do not hesitate to contact me should you wish to discuss.

 

Yours sincerely

 

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Corporate Services Division | Corporate Group

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Dear FOI,

Thanks for your email.
The requested extension is approved.

Yours sincerely,

Damon Aryan

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Dear FOI,

Thanks for your email.
The requested extension is approved.

Yours sincerely,

Damon Aryan

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Dear Mr Aryan,

 

I refer to your FOI request received on 1 September 2017, seeking access
to the following:

 

Number of visa applications lodged in subclass 189, 190, 489 and 457 by
citizens of Iran in financial years 2012-2013, 2013-2014, 2014-2015,
2015-2016 and 2016-2017?

 

Number of visas granted or visa applications refused in subclass 189, 190,
489 and 457 to citizens of Iran in financial years 2012-2013, 2013-2014,
2014-2015, 2015-2016 and 2016-2017?

 

The Department has made a decision on this request. Please see attached
the signed decision record and documents released under the FOI Act.    

 

This request has now been closed.

 

 

FOI Officer

Freedom of Information Section

Department of Immigration and Border Protection
E: [1][DIBP request email]

 

 

 

 

 

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