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Why Australia PR Is Perfect Alternative For H1-B Visas

Why Australia PR Is Perfect Alternative For H1-B Visas… 

The United States is predominantly a dream destination for most immigrants for decades now. But, in recent times or so, it has gradually but surely closing its gates to the immigrants from all over the world.

As a matter of fact, under the Trump administration, the United States immigration rules and requirements have become even more harder.

According to recent reports, the Trump administration is said to be deliberating on a proposal that will prevent holders of H1-B visa from extending their H1- B Visas, even if their Green card visa application is in process.

If such proposal gets through, holders of H1-B visa will be left with no other alternative, but to look out for other immigration destination options  with similar features, i.e. Australia, Canada, etc.

Why Australia is perfect alternate for the USA

Australia is one country, with more or less a similar culture and lifestyle to that of the US. Australia offers top wages to international skilled workers and provides the best environments in terms of career opportunities, quality of life, recreation, standards of living and so on. It’s also an English Speaking nation like the United States of America.

How to Obtain PR in Australia?

The government of Australia government has put in place several visa categories to offer permanent residency to overseas skilled workers. You first have to choose the right visa program and accordingly obtain the documents required to apply, i.e.

  • A Language Proficiency test in English (i.e. IELTS) with minimum of band 6 in all four abilities
  • A report of Skill Assessment from a recognized assessing authority

Every year, Australia releases a high demand occupation lists, That is, a Combined list of qualified Skilled Occupations and Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL), etc.

You have to choose an occupation from the relevant skilled occupation list that matches with your skill and subsequently, lodge or submit EOI (Expression of Interest) in online SkillSelect System.

Popular Permanent Visas in Australia

General Skilled Migration (GSM) point tested visa is widely popular with most Australian immigration applicants. The popular GSM permanent visa programs in Australia are as follows:

  • Subclass 189 Visa: It’s a permanent visa that allows an applicant to live and work in Australia permanently. This is an independent visa and does not require any nomination from state or sponsorship from a family member or an employer in Australia.
  • Subclass 190 Visa: It is another Australian permanent visa. You first have to obtain the nomination from state or territory or a government agency in Australia to apply for this visa.

You must score at least 60 points in the online SkillSelect system based on age, educational qualification, language proficiency, work experience, etc. to register as an applicant for the skilled visa.

The higher the points the better are your chances of obtaining ITA (invitation to apply) for Australia PR Visa. The moment you receive Invitation to Apply, you will be required to submit complete PR visa application within 60 days.

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