Category Archives: Immigration Appeals

Success Story: Avoiding Deportation Liability

We recently managed to secure the cancellation of a client’s (“X”) deportation liability. The decision to cancel the deportation liability was made right at the top of the Immigration New Zealand ladder, by the Minister of Immigration himself. The background … Continue reading

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Bridging the Age Gap with INZ’s Partnership Visas

This may have been a more challenging decision than many for Immigration NZ, because in our society, it is unusual for an older woman to marry a substantially younger man. For whatever reasons, we seem more willing to accept older … Continue reading

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Client Stories: IT Specialist

The voice on the phone said, “We are a specialist IT company developing a new app which is growing rapidly in NZ and we have the opportunity to export it to the USA and other countries”.  He continued, “We have … Continue reading

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Child with Williams Syndrome could be denied NZ residence

After this NZ Herald article this morning, we decided to make a comment regarding INZ’s decision. Mr. & Mrs. Mahon are NZ citizen and resident respectively and they have two children, Liam [3] and Nolan [1].  Both children were born … Continue reading

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New Zealand Immigration Process – Not So Bad

Australian Migration Agents identify a growing frustration with perpetually changing requirements in how DIPB, their equivalent of INZ, assess visa applications, since a new Immigration Minister was sworn in in December. “We will empower our officers to say no more … Continue reading

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Drink driving, Residence and Deportation

A lot of people are being caught recently by a section of the law which allows Immigration to try to deport Residents who have committed very minor offences.  It’s quite easy to get into trouble like this, and a lot … Continue reading

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Immigration Minister Foiled by High Court

The recent decision of Minister of Immigration v Jooste [2013] NZHC 2671 (14 October 2013) is interesting for a number of reasons.

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