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A migration agent is a qualified representative that can act on your behalf to complete migration related applications. A migration agent is also qualified to give advice and check if the client is eligible for an application.
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Liz Yue Chen

Liz Chen CPA CA MMIA

About LC Migration

Australian Migration Agent with Head Office in Canberra

Liz Chen founded LC Migration in February 2015 and is the Principal Registered Migration Agent (MARN 1570529). We are passionate about helping people through the process of applying for Australian visas due to the life changing qualities. We listen, understand, respect cultural differences, work together, empower and focus on solving problems and benefiting clients to ensure value added service. We pride ourselves on integrity, honesty, and straight forward advice.

Liz is also a Chartered Accountant (CA) and Certified Practicing Accountant (CPA) with over 10 years of Australian Government experience in financial management and business consulting. Liz received an Australia Day Achievement Award in 2012 from the Department of the Environment and combines her professional expertise and analytical skills with immigration law to solve problems and achieve positive outcomes for her clients.

Liz has her own migration story thanks to her parents who received a scholarship to study at the University of New England in Armidale, NSW. Born in China and migrating to Australia at the age of 5, Liz and her family subsequently relocated to Canberra, ACT where Liz grew up and graduated from the Australian National University with a Bachelor of Commerce (majoring in accounting and finance) as well as a Graduate Certificate of Australian Migration Law and Practice.

Fluent in both English and Mandarin, Liz is able to bridge the gap between both Australian and Chinese cultures.

Liz loves travelling and has been to 40 countries in the world which has provided her with a unique amount of insight into differing cultures, customs and visa processes. Liz wishes to assist people in their dream of migrating to Australia due to the many opportunities that Australia offers. Growing up in Canberra, Liz has a soft spot for the Capital of Australia – The most Liveable City in the World.

Liz is committed to growth and personal development. Liz has been a Practitioner of Neuro Linguistic Programming since June 2017 and is currently mentored by Tony Robbins since September 2017 as part of Tony’s Platinum Partnership Program.

This allows Liz to provide life and business coaching to clients who deserve it as part of their immigration advice.

Contact us today to see if we can be part of your journey.

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– Vision –

Our vision is to prioritise our client’s needs when it comes to Australian migration related issues for offshore and onshore clients. We are continuously learning from every successful and unsuccessful case. Each time the policy changes, it can impact a lot of clients. Our aim is to provide as much information as possible to assist the client make a decision about their future.

– Mission –

Our mission is to ensure our clients receive options on visas that match their situation and intention of staying in Australia. We will take care of each case just as if the visa applicant is our family member, with backup plans to cover all basis. The success of our clients’ application is always our number one priority, although we cannot guarantee the outcome of the case, we apply our skills and knowledge to the best of our ability. We provide Migration assistance for both individuals and corporations and adapt constantly every time the policy changes.
 

Clients visa Outcomes and Details as at 10 February 2020

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Number Subclass Number of Dependents Submitted on Last updated Visa Outcome Country of Applicant
1 186 0 21-Aug-15 6-Aug-19 Approved Australia
2 186 1 22-Aug-15 6-Aug-19 Granted Korea
3 485 0 7-Mar-16 6-Aug-19 Granted Malaysia
4 801 0 27-Apr-16 6-Aug-19 Granted China
5 485 1 8-Jul-16 6-Aug-19 Granted Korea
6 190 1 14-Nov-16 6-Aug-19 Granted China
7 485 0 22-Feb-17 6-Aug-19 Granted China
8 190 1 9-Mar-17 6-Aug-19 Granted Chile
9 500 0 15-Mar-17 6-Aug-19 Refused Vietnam
10 500 0 17-Mar-17 6-Aug-19 Granted Vietnam
11 155 0 28-Mar-17 6-Aug-19 Granted United Kingdom
12 600 0 28-Mar-17 6-Aug-19 Refused Vietnam
13 300 0 29-May-17 6-Aug-19 Granted Philippines
14 407 0 29-Jun-17 6-Aug-19 Approved Australia
15 500 0 10-Jul-17 6-Aug-19 Granted Malaysia
16 132 1 24-Aug-17 6-Aug-19 Granted China
17 407 0 17-Oct-17 6-Aug-19 Approved Australia
18 187 0 27-Oct-17 6-Aug-19 Approved Australia
19 187 1 2-Nov-17 6-Aug-19 Withdrawn Ireland
20 600 0 17-Nov-17 6-Aug-19 Granted China
21 600 0 2-Dec-17 6-Aug-19 Granted China
22 407 0 4-Dec-17 6-Aug-19 Approved Australia
23 600 0 7-Dec-17 6-Aug-19 Refused Turkey
24 132 2 18-Dec-17 22-Jan-20 Refused China
25 600 0 20-Dec-17 6-Aug-19 Withdrawn China
26 500 0 5-Jan-18 6-Aug-19 Granted India
27 500 0 8-Jan-18 6-Aug-19 Granted India
28 600 0 12-Jan-18 6-Aug-19 Refused China
29 600 0 12-Jan-18 6-Aug-19 Granted China
30 132 2 23-Jan-18 6-Aug-19 Refused China
31 186 0 19-Feb-18 6-Aug-19 Granted Brazil
32 186 0 19-Feb-18 6-Aug-19 Approved Australia
33 600 0 7-Mar-18 6-Aug-19 Refused China
34 485 0 15-Mar-18 6-Aug-19 Granted Jordan
35 820 1 21-Mar-18 4-Oct-19 Granted China
36 155 0 26-Mar-18 6-Aug-19 Granted United Kingdom
37 600 0 10-Apr-18 6-Aug-19 Refused China
38 600 0 17-Apr-18 6-Aug-19 Refused China
39 190 0 18-May-18 6-Aug-19 Granted China
40 187 0 18-May-18 5-Jun-19 Approved Australia
41 187 0 1-Jun-18 1-Jul-19 Granted India
42 600 0 19-Jun-18 6-Aug-19 Granted Philippines
43 132 3 13-Jul-18 8-Jan-20 Refused China
44 500 0 21-Aug-18 6-Aug-19 Granted Sri Lanka
45 500 0 29-Aug-18 6-Aug-19 Granted Jordan
46 188 3 25-Sep-18 6-Aug-19 Granted Hong Kong
47 407 0 27-Sep-18 6-Aug-19 Approved Australia
48 190 0 27-Sep-18 6-Aug-19 Granted China
49 407 0 4-Oct-18 6-Aug-19 Withdrawn Philippines
50 407 1 4-Oct-18 6-Aug-19 Withdrawn Australia
51 407 0 12-Oct-18 6-Aug-19 Approved Australia
52 188 2 16-Oct-18 6-Aug-19 Granted Hong Kong
53 407 1 19-Oct-18 6-Aug-19 Refused Australia
54 407 0 19-Oct-18 6-Aug-19 Refused Indonesia
55 820 0 26-Nov-18 6-Aug-19 Granted Philippines
56 190 1 26-Nov-18 11-Nov-19 Granted China
57 600 0 5-Dec-18 6-Aug-19 Granted China
58 600 0 21-Dec-18 6-Aug-19 Refused Vietnam
59 600 0 8-Jan-19 6-Aug-19 Refused Vietnam
60 500 1 24-Jan-19 6-Aug-19 Refused Bhutan
61 600 0 30-Jan-19 6-Aug-19 Granted Laos
62 500 0 25-Feb-19 6-Aug-19 Granted Jordan
63 485 0 4-Mar-19 6-Aug-19 Granted India
64 600 0 12-Mar-19 6-Aug-19 Refused China
65 187 0 13-Mar-19 6-Aug-19 Approved Australia
66 187 2 14-Mar-19 30-Oct-19 Granted Italy
67 500 0 14-Mar-19 6-Aug-19 Granted Laos
68 485 0 19-Mar-19 6-Aug-19 Granted Indonesia
69 600 0 7-May-19 27-May-19 Refused India
70 407 0 13-May-19 6-Jun-19 Approved Australia
71 600 0 20-May-19 5-Jun-19 Granted China
72 600 0 20-May-19 5-Jun-19 Granted China
73 651 0 28-May-19 28-May-19 Granted Argentina
74 190 1 3-Jun-19 30-Oct-19 Granted China
75 485 0 11-Jun-19 6-Aug-19 Granted Jordan
76 AU Citizenship 0 11-Jun-19 13-Nov-19 Granted Chile
77 500 0 27-Jun-19 13-Jul-19 Granted China
78 500 0 1-Jul-19 8-Aug-19 Refused Ghana
79 482 0 3-Jul-19 5-Jul-19 Approved Australia
80 600 0 10-Jul-19 6-Aug-19 Granted Philippines
81 407 1 1-Aug-19 28-Aug-19 Approved Australia
82 600 0 16-Aug-19 6-Sep-19 Refused China
83 500 0 2-Sep-19 7-Nov-19 Granted China
84 407 0 9-Sep-19 21-Oct-19 Granted Malaysia
85 500 0 24-Sep-19 10-Oct-19 Granted Saudi Arabia
86 407 0 26-Sep-19 8-Oct-19 Approved Australia
87 482 0 26-Sep-19 30-Oct-19 Withdrawn Fiji
88 500 0 17-Oct-19 22-Nov-19 Granted Indonesia
89 187 0 19-Oct-19 9-Dec-19 Granted Italy
90 187 0 19-Oct-19 9-Dec-19 Approved Australia
91 600 0 22-Oct-19 25-Nov-19 Refused Nepal
92 407 0 23-Oct-19 4-Nov-19 Approved Australia
93 600 0 13-Nov-19 25-Nov-19 Granted Thailand
94 187 0 14-Nov-19 28-Jan-20 Approved Australia
95 407 0 26-Nov-19 29-Nov-19 Approved Australia
96 407 0 24-Dec-19 31-Dec-19 Approved Australia

Pending Outcome as at 10 February 2020

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Number Subclass Subclass Country of Applicant Submitted on Number of Months Department Time Frame
1 132 820 Philippines 17-Jul-17 32 21 months to 25 months
2 820 132 Hong Kong 15-Nov-17 27 Unavailable due to low volume of applications.
3 132 820 Netherlands 4-Dec-17 27 21 months to 25 months
4 132 132 China 30-Mar-18 23 Unavailable due to low volume of applications.
5 132 132 Hong Kong 14-Jun-18 20 Unavailable due to low volume of applications.
6 132 820 Laos 10-Oct-18 17 21 months to 25 months
7 132 820 Ireland 11-Jan-19 13 21 months to 25 months
8 820 132 China 17-Jan-19 13 Unavailable due to low volume of applications.
9 820 820 Brazil 20-Feb-19 12 21 months to 25 months
10 132 820 Laos 1-May-19 10 21 months to 25 months
11 820 820 Philippines 13-Sep-19 5 21 months to 25 months
12 820 189 New Zealand 4-Nov-19 4 7 Months to 8 Months
13 820 187 Bhutan 14-Nov-19 3 21 months to 23 months
14 189 407 Korea 26-Nov-19 3 50 days to 65 days
15 187 407 Australia 26-Nov-19 3 50 days to 65 days
16 187 AU Citizenship Chile 18-Dec-19 2 N/A
17 407 820 Hong Kong 24-Dec-19 2 21 months to 25 months
18 407 188 China 30-Dec-19 2 18 months to 20 months
19 820 500 India 22-Jan-20 1 16 days to 30 days
20 188 482 Australia 29-Jan-20 1 50 days to 87 days

Statistics at a Snapshot

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TR Visa Outcome as at 10 February 2020

TR Visa Outcome Without Subclass 600 as at 10 February 2020

TR Visa Outcome Only Subclass 600 as at 10 February 2020

PR Visa Outcome as at 10 February 2020

Subclass 600 Refusals due to the Department not believing the applicants were a genuine tourist

Pending Outcome as at 10 February 2020

96 Finalised Applications as at 10 February 2020
4 Subclass 132 Applications
1 Granted 3 Refused
2 Subclass 155 Applications
2 Granted
4 Subclass 186 Applications
4 Granted
9 Subclass 187 Applications
8 Granted 1 Withdrawn
2 Subclass 188 Applications
2 Granted
6 Subclass 190 Applications
6 Granted
1 Subclass 300 Applications
1 Granted
16 Subclass 407 Applications
12 Granted 2 Withdrawn 2 Refused
2 Subclass 482 Applications
1 Granted 1 Withdrawn
7 Subclass 485 Applications
7 Granted
15 Subclass 500 Applications
12 Granted 3 Refused
23 Subclass 600 Applications
10 Granted 1 Withdrawn 12 Refused
1 Subclass 651 Applications
1 Granted
1 Subclass 801 Applications
1 Granted
2 Subclass 820 Applications
2 Granted
1 Australian Citizenship
1 Granted