'Right-wing poster boy Milo Yiannopoulos is set to be granted an Australian visa with the Immigration Minister saying there's no reason he should be banned.
Minister David Coleman is understood to not be convinced by the Department of Home Affairs' reasons for denying Yiannopoulos a visa, The Australian reported.
Some fear his controversial views would spark violent protests during his planned speaking tour across five Australian cities.
The Department of Home Affairs warned the 33-year-old it was likely to deny him entry following riots during his 2017 Australian tour and an unpaid $50,000 bill issued by Victoria police.
The claim Yiannopoulos is about to be granted a visa comes after weeks of pressure from conservative MPs such as One Nation's Pauline Hanson.
The conservative provocateur's supporters clashed with protesters who chanted 'f*** off Nazi', which led to seven arrests during his 2017 Sydney tour.
His Melbourne leg of the tour was even more violent, with police forced to use sticks to keep the demonstrators at bay.
The 33-year-old had initially organised a 'Deplorables' speaking tour with convicted criminal Tommy Robinson and self-described 'western chauvinist' Gavin McInnes in December.
The tour was rescheduled to February 2019 but was cancelled for the second time because visa applications were still being considered by government authorities.
Yiannopoulos intends to tour before the expected May federal election, although there isn't a clear date when he will arrive.'
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