RealMe, Immigration New Zealand’s online application portal crashed as soon as it opened. Inability to access the system affects migrants applying for the new one-off residency visa, especially those on temporary visas.
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Since our team of immigration lawyers deal with complex cases every day, we post their informed opinions on the current immigration situation
The NZ government announces plans to trial modified isolation instead of MIQ but has yet to say who will pay to quarantine incoming offshore workers. Meanwhile, business and health care continue to suffer…
INZ is extending work visas for onshore migrants and making it easier for those already working to continue to do so. But is it enough? Not nearly. The New Zealand economy is still being hamstrung by its closed border and lack of access to needed skills.
The Migrant Exploitation Protection Visa (MEPV) from Immigration New Zealand protects migrant workers and their families from exploitative employers. This open visa comes into effect on and after 1 July 2021. Lawyer Aaron Martin explains how it works and who it protects.
Kids who legally become adults while waiting for family applications to be processed are getting the short end of the stick. Once again, INZ has opted to sit on its hands and do nothing, even though it would be an easy fix. Read more: