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Kiwis in Australia with permanent residency face 4-year citizenship wait

New Zealand Herald Thursday, 20 April 2017 ()
Kiwis in Australia with permanent residency face 4-year citizenship waitTens of thousands of Kiwis face a long slog to get citizenship in Australia after Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced tough new rules today.From April 20 applicants for citizenship must have been a permanent resident for four...
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News video: Australian leader seeks tougher citizenship laws

Australian leader seeks tougher citizenship laws 02:20

Australia's Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull plans to toughen the country's citizenship rules. It would mean foreigners wanting to become citizens will have to sit an "Australian values" test, and demonstrate a higher proficiency in English.

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