Tag Archives: immigration & protection tribunal

Should I Go to the Minister?

People quite often ask us this when they come in after a visa has been declined, or they have overstayed for a long time and it looks like they could be deported soon. The answer is sometimes “Yes” but usually … Continue reading

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Skilled Migrant Residence – More Traps for the Unwary

There are many ways to slip up in the Skilled Migrant application process for NZ Residence.  Your whole application can be declined solely because you did not declare some minor crime – no matter how small.

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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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LTBV Residence – How Long is Long Enough?

Not many Court decisions have been made about Entrepreneur visas.  The recent High Court decision of Tong v Chief Executive, Department of Labour.is therefore of some interest. Under his Long Term Bsuiness Visa (LTBV) Mr Tong set up a company … Continue reading

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