Immigration

Employer update – INZ increase fees and seek submissions for skill shortage review
Increase in immigration fees and levies – 5 November Immigration New Zealand (INZ) has announced that from 05 November 2018 that a new fee schedule will apply for visa...
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October Newsletter
In this edition: INZ increase fees | 2018 skills shortage review Money matters in...
September Newsletter
In this edition: Continued focus on migrant worker exploitation Māori culture and language –...
Continued focus on migrant worker exploitation
In our previous article on this topic, we wrote about Immigration New Zealand’s recent...
A whopper of a mistake
The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has barred Burger King from hiring...
August Newsletter
In this edition: Interim Visa Policy changes Social practices – the unwritten rules of...
Changes to post-study work rights and potential Auckland student exodus
The long awaited announcement by the Minister of Immigration (Minister) on the proposed changes...
July Newsletter
In this edition: Latest immigration changes you should know about Finding your place in...
Seminar: Employer Accreditation – what you need to know (Wellington & Queenstown)
Managing HR and employment law issues is challenging enough, and when you throw in...
June Newsletter
In this edition: Proposed changes to the Overseas Investment Act Amendment Bill – clarity...
Proposed changes to the Overseas Investment Act Amendment Bill – clarity or confusion?
The Select Committee has completed its deliberations on the Overseas Investment Act Amendment Bill...
What the new anti-money laundering requirements mean for our clients
From the 1 July 2018 all law firms will be required to obtain more...
Immigration seminar: A Pathway to Residence (Christchurch)
This free seminar is for Chinese visa holders who are working and/or studying in...
Seminar: Employer Accreditation – what you need to know
Managing HR and employment law issues is challenging enough, and when you throw in...
May Newsletter
In this edition: Breaching visa conditions not taken lightly by INZ The journey to...
Government priorities update – spotlight on employer accreditation policy and labour market checks
The Immigration Minister, Iain Lees-Galloway, has warned that some immigration policies, specifically in relation...
April Newsletter
In this edition: Immigration Minister references changes to employer accreditation and labour market testing...
March Newsletter
In this edition: INZ getting much tougher with employer accreditation The nuts and bolts...
5 year employer accreditation renewals – non-government entities “do not qualify”
Employers will no doubt be aware of the rigorous and complicated policy requirements that...
February Newsletter
In this edition: Can you prove your partnership is going to last the distance...