CAN I DO ANYTHING TO CONTEST IT?
You have 60 days from the date of the refusal to file a Notice of Appeal at the Federal Court. There are several steps to follow and deadlines to maintain. Court proceedings can be complicated and it is advisable that you instruct a lawyer to represent you through the process and make persuasive legal arguments for you at the hearing. Alternatively, you can make a fresh application if you think that you better meet the requirements now than when you applied before. An immigration representative would be able to advise you about which route is more suitable in your circumstances.