The Immigration Minister says a law change will go a long way to protect foreign workers, as allegations of migrant exploitation surface in Christchurch.Read More
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Migrant workers in New Zealand may soon enjoy the benefits of a proposed law to make migrant abuse a criminal offence. New Zealand Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse remarked a change in migrant protection laws will help improve the welfare of foreign workers in the country. The proposedRead More
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
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.Read More
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?Read More
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.Read More