New test urged to gain Australian citizenship

Posted: April 21, 2017 at 2:33 a.m.
Updated: April 21, 2017 at 2:33 a.m.

A man leaves the Department of Immigration and Border Protection offices in Sydney, Thursday, April 20, 2017. Australia plans to tighten its citizenship rules to require higher English language skills, longer residency and evidence of integration such as a job.

Australia plans to tighten its citizenship rules to require stronger English language skills, longer residency and evidence of integration such as a job, officials said Thursday.

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