INZ Partnership undermines migrants’ interest

Immigration New Zealand (INZ) is proposing a partnership with Immigration Advisors and Lawyers. On the surface, this proposal would seem to be a means to facilitate the prompt and competent processing of visa applications. The reality however is that INZ is developing a scheme which would effectively silence and buy the compliance of Advisors, ensuring that they no longer argue…

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New Zealand losing face over export education

In my previous article titled, ‘International students challenge local job seekers’ (Indian Newslink, August 15, 2014), I wrote about the need for foreign students wishing to study in New Zealand to undertake due diligence. This article focuses on the growing tension between foreign students and prospective employees wishing to migrate to New Zealand. Let me start with the opportunities foreign…

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Unscrupulous employers hold migrants to ransom

The leaders of New Zealand must keep abreast of important issues as they arise, and must respond appropriately. One such response was the enactment of legislation aimed at combating migrant exploitation, with punitive measures such as up to 10 years imprisonment, $100,000 fine, revocation of residence visa and deportation. No doubt this sends a strong message, but the question is,…

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Two legal experts keen to meet you

Kenton Chambers Lawyers prides itself of respectable relationship with Immigration New Zealand (INZ), high success rate in providing immigration services, high quality service and professionalism, stress-free process for clients and reasonable fees. The firm acts within the bounds of Ethical Rules and Professional Standards of the Professional Bodies that the firm and staff belong. We make every effort to maintain…

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Industrious Indians would welcome the change

Policy changes introduced by the National Government last month favour migrants who are able to demonstrate financial ability to support their parents. They also favour parents with the means to support themselves. Therefore, these policy changes may gain the acceptance of a majority of Indian migrants to this country. The Government was forced to make changes to the Family Parent…

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