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Census 2013: Immigration at new high

Posted by jaypee 342 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 349 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 353 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 365 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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Immigration bill passes first reading

Posted by jaypee 366 days ago New Zealand
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A bill to crack down on employers who exploit migrant workers and improve the effectiveness of our immigration system has passed its first reading in Parliament today.

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Christchurch Earthquake : Over 1700 foreign workers given jobs on quake rebuild

Posted by jaypee 372 days ago New Zealand
http://www.radionz.co.nz —

Government figures show more than 1700 foreign workers are in Canterbury to help with the rebuild.

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Immigration NZ forced to reassess hundreds of applications

Posted by jaypee 380 days ago New Zealand
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Immigration NZ has been forced to reassess hundreds of declined visa applications after an investigation by the Ombudsman found it had wrongly turned down the partners of Indian migrants.

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New Zealand Immigration removes hospitality sector jobs from skills shortage list

Posted by jaypee 382 days ago New Zealand
http://www.emigrate.co.uk —

The New Zealand government is removing key jobs in the hospitality industry for its immigration skills shortage list as it believes local Kiwis can fill the vacant positions.

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