Immigration Department budget cuts: how will it affect the system?

Immigration Minister Peter Dutton.

The Department of Immigration and Border Protection will offer voluntary redundancies to staff later this year after $116 million was cut from its budget.

The move has created fears over how efficiently the Department will process visa applications, and how it will affect those seeking residency and citizenship.

WestTV took to the streets of Perth to ask people how concerned they were about the Department’s operations after the cuts.