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New Zealand migration to Australia soars 40 per cent

Posted by jacobo 478 days ago New Zealand
http://www.news.com.au —

JOBLESS Kiwis are flocking to Australia in search of work - and demanding the dole.


New Zealand migration to Australia has soared 40 per cent during the global financial crisis, as tens of thousands of South Pacific and Asian migrants use New Zealand as a back door to duck Australia's tough migration contr Read More

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Migrants warned to avoid unlicensed immigration advisers

Posted by jaypee 487 days ago New Zealand
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Unlicensed immigration advisers have similar methods when dealing with migrants, warned the Immigration Advisers Authority.


The Registrar of Immigration Advisers, Barry Smedts, said the Authority had investigated several such advisers in 2013.

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Calls to protect migrant women from violence

Posted by jaypee 491 days ago New Zealand
http://www.newstalkzb.co.nz —

WELLINGTON - The Government is being called on to better protect migrant women from domestic violence following two deaths in Wellington.

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Cost of visa system rises to $91.5m

Posted by jaypee 492 days ago New Zealand
http://www.stuff.co.nz —

The cost of a new software system that will let Immigration New Zealand centralise the processing of visa applications has crept up by $11.5 million to reach $91.5m.

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Census 2013: Immigration at new high

Posted by jaypee 496 days ago New Zealand
http://www.nzherald.co.nz —

Immigration statistics this week are expected to reveal New Zealand's biggest population gain in a decade - a dramatic about-turn from the brain drains of the past 10 years. Our house prices are high, our wages are low - so why is the world coming home to New Zealand?

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Census proves need for immigrant help in Southland

Posted by jaypee 503 days ago New Zealand
http://www.stuff.co.nz —

Venture Southland will use the latest census data to back up its wrangle with Immigration New Zealand.


Enterprise and strategic projects group manager Steve Canny vented his anger at a proposed settlement support restructuring during a Venture Southland joint committee meeting this week.

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Immigration advisers' regime to be reviewed

Posted by jaypee 507 days ago New Zealand
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Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse has announced a review of the Immigration Advisers Licensing Act 2007, which regulates immigration advice and created the Immigration Advisers Authority (IAA) and the Immigration Advisers Complaints and Disciplinary Tribunal.

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New law in New Zealand set to crackdown on exploitation of foreign workers

Posted by jacobo 519 days ago New Zealand
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A bill to crack down on employers in New Zealand who exploit migrant workers and to improve the effectiveness of the country’s immigration system has passed its first reading in Parliament.

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