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Plan to favour wealthy immigrants

Poor migrants who speak little or no English are to be subject to stricter immigration laws under a review that will create a “two-tier” system to favour the wealthy, a leaked Cabinet paper shows. Immigration categories are to be changed in an effort to “reduce the number of unskilled migrants who find it difficult to […]

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New Immigration blueprint welcomed

Immigration Minister Nathan Guy has welcomed the release of Immigration New Zealand’s “Vision for 2015”, a blueprint setting out how the department will continue to improve its operations over the next three years. “Immigration New Zealand has put a lot of hard work into winning back the confidence and trust of the public and the […]

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Migration changes ‘brutal’ to Pacific people

A Pacific community leader says Government plans to cut back on family migration to New Zealand are brutal and will cause hardship for working families. A briefing paper to the Immigration Minister says Cabinet has agreed to scrap the category for sponsoring siblings or adult children to come to New Zealand to live. The parents […]

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