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Which Way Are We Going To Go On Immigration This Election?

Is it just me, or does the immigration talk in the news seem like it’s about to reach fever pitch? It seems scarcely a day goes by without some talk about the impact of immigration, changes to immigration policy, scandals … Continue reading

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Pause for Thought – the Akbari Deportation Case

Earlier this week the NZ Herald uncovered the story of Sultan Ali Abdul Ali Akbari who had the threat of deportation suspended by Immigration New Zealand, even though he had committed multiple crimes of sexual assault.  The writer has to … Continue reading

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BREAKING NEWS – Big Visa Changes on Both Sides of the Ditch

Within the space of 24 hours, the Governments of both Australia and New Zealand have announced changes to their immigration policies. They claim to be addressing the needs of their respective labour markets, but there’s probably a bit of political … Continue reading

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INZ have refused Chris Brown a visa

An interesting article relating to American R&B Singer Chris Brown has appeared in the New Zealand Herald. Immigration New Zealand (INZ) has indicated that he will not be able to enter New Zealand in order to perform in an planned … Continue reading

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The One-Step Guide to a Declined NZ Skilled Migrant Application

There is a dangerous little question in the Skilled Migrant Residence Expression of Interest online form: Have you ever been refused a visa/permit for any country including New Zealand? Answering this wrongly – even by mistake – can on its own … Continue reading

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Investor Migrants Zero in on New Zealand

Earlier this year, Canada closed its Migrant Investor category and cancelled a large number of pending applications.  Will New Zealand reap the benefit?

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Franchises and Skilled Migrant Residence – Not a Happy Marriage

In the last few months we have seen Immigration New Zealand’s attitude continue to harden about allowing migrants to get Residence Visas based on their job as a Retail Manager in a franchise business, such as a supermarket or food … Continue reading

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