Temporary amendment to Immigration Law proposed

Sourced Content Wellington, May 4, 2020 The government is temporarily amending immigration law to make it more flexible and responsive to challenges posed by Covid-19. It will introduce a bill to Parliament tomorrow (Tuesday, May 5, 2020), to support more “efficient management” of visa changes. Immigration Minister Iain Lees-Galloway said that the bill would offer “pragmatic solutions.” “One of the…

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The political bubble should be burst for healthy debate

Auckland, May 4, 2020 Last month, Opposition Leader Simon Bridges provoked a national controversy when he denounced on his Facebook page the Prime Minister’s decision to extend the lockdown. Nearly 30,000 comments, most of them condemnatory, quickly lit up his page. Varying views Although Facebook comments are not exactly a perfect metric for measuring public opinion, the tone of many…

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