Apply immigration law


Apply immigration legislation during the checking of a person’s eligibility to enter a nation, in order to ensure legislation is complied with upon entry or to deny the person access.

Alternative labels

utilise immigration law
utilise immigration entry procedures
administer immigration law
administer immigration entry procedures
employ immigration law
implement immigration law
employ immigration entry procedures
implement immigration entry procedures

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Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Apply immigration law is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Immigration officer: Immigration officers monitor the eligibility of people, food, electronic devices and merchandise entering a country via an entry point. They use surveillance methods and check identification and documents to ensure entry criteria and custom laws are complied with. They can also conduct interviews with prospective immigrants to verify eligibility and inspect cargo to identify and detect violations.
Immigration adviser: Immigration advisers aid people seeking to move from one nation to another by advising them on immigration legislation, and assisting them in obtaining the necessary documentation to ensure the immigration process occurs in accordance with immigration laws.

Optional skill

Apply immigration law is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Legal policy officer: Legal affairs policy officers research, analyse and develop policies related to the legal sector and implement these policies to improve the existing regulation around the sector. They work closely with partners, external organisations or other stakeholders and provide them with regular updates.
Consul: Consuls represent governments in foreign institutions such as embassies in order to facilitate economic and political cooperation between the two nations. They protect the interests of their home nation and provide bureaucratic assistance to citizens living as expatriates or travelling in the host country.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022