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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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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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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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“Too Qualified to Live in NZ”?

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Employers Tripped Up by Essential Skills Visas

Employers are coming to us for help because they can’t keep the same migrant workers whom they have come to rely upon for the success of their business.  Their job hasn’t changed, but Work Visas that used to be approved without … Continue reading

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Skilled Migrant Residence – It’s Hard, but Easy Too

If you’re thinking about applying for Skilled Migrant Residence, there’s one big message here – get a job offer first.  Then, so long as you score 100 points, put your application in.

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Variations of Work Visa Conditions – Watch Your Step

In April Immigration made a small, quiet change to its policy which could be a headache for a lot of people.

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