Immigration lawyer Aaron Martin reacts to the latest news from INZ about office closures in India, South Africa, and Manila and cuts in Beijing. The skilled migrant category will also be reviewed by the end of this month, but Aaron expects any changes will not favour non-New Zealanders.
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Skilled Migrant Visa
The skilled migrant visa is a solution to the skills shortage New Zealand has been facing and we’ll keep you updated with its latest changes
INZ announces office closures in India, South Africa, and Manila and redundancies in Beijing, a cost-saving measure to offset an 80% drop in applications. Minister of Immigration Faafoi promises a review of the skilled migrant category by the end of this month.
Due to COVID-19, there have been a lot of delays and disruption to visa processing, and those changes have caused significant confusion amongst migrants. So, in this article, we’re outlining the best course of action and suggested focus for common visa types and scenarios – so that you know exactly where you stand, what you should be aware of, and what you should be doing.
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The Government is proposing changes to employer-assisted temporary work visas. These include introducing a new framework for assessing all employer-assisted temporary work visas, and compulsory employer accreditation for those hiring from overseas.
New Zealand Immigration changes ahead? The Government is proposing to make changes to the employer assisted work visa due to be implemented over 2019-2020, but will they make things more complicated?
Aaron Martin and Lynn Crean, an IT-focused recruitment professional at Role recruitment weigh in on if New Zealand’s shortage of skilled workers could be solved by a new work visa requirements that would allow migrant workers to be contractors.