You've been studying or traveling in Australia for several months, you want to stay longer and to help you out, a friend has offered to marry you. It may seem like a harmless lark, but getting involved in a fake marriage for immigration purposes is actually a crime, and you should not do it. Here are five reasons why:
1. Hard to fake a paper trail
In most cases, if you get married and want your spouse to be able to stay in Australia, you need to have proof of your relationship.