In response, Australian immigration has stated, “our standard procedure is to follow-up certain matters disclosed to the department in a visa application, and that’s what is occurring.”
The department went on to state that the delay may be linked to the fact that Watson is applying to enter Australia on a short-term business visa, rather than a tourist visa, with which he previously entered the country.
Monday, October 19, 2009
Aussies Deny Foot-Dragging in Sea Shepherd Visas
The Australian government has denied accusations that they are delaying Visa applications for Sea Shepherd crew.