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Onshore Processing Statistics

Bridging Visa E grants to Illegal Maritime Arrivals

Since 25 November 2011, Bridging visas E (BVE) have been granted to Illegal Maritime Arrivals (IMAs) to allow them to remain lawfully in Australia while their immigration status is being resolved.
See: Irregular Maritime Arrivals on Bridging Visa E30 June 2012 (583KB PDF file)

Fact Sheet 65 - Onshore Processing Arrangements for Illegal Maritime Arrivals provides further details.
See: Fact Sheet 65 - Onshore Processing Arrangements for Illegal Maritime Arrivals