AAT Bulletin Issue # 19 – 13 May 2019

The latest AAT Bulletin contains a reference to a single citizenship review decision

The latest AAT Bulletin contains the following reference to a citizenship review decision:


Shafari and Minister for Home Affairs (Citizenship) [2019] AATA 808 (7 May 2019); Senior Member DJ Morris

CITIZENSHIP – citizenship by conferral – delegate refused application for citizenship – not satisfied of identity of applicant – veracity of document provided – birthdate changed historically – other documents supportive of identity – Tribunal limited to review question before decision –maker – decision under review set aside and remitted with direction


There are some references at the end of the bulletin to some migration decisions that were appealed to the courts, but they have already been covered by previous bulletins. There is nothing new about them.

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Sergio Zanotti Stagliorio is a Registered Migration Agent (MARN 1461003). He is the owner of Target Migration in Sydney. He can be reached at sergio@targetmigration.com.au

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