The new Green List to fast track residency for some occupations fails to impress immigration lawyer Aaron Martin, who says it leaves out key occupations and won’t meet its objective to attract skilled migrants.
It’s clear we have both a worker and skills shortage and that employers are finding it increasingly harder to find the talent they need to grow their business.
The Government’s approach to attracting a skilled workforce is a recipe may only limit opportunities for New Zealanders.
Previously, children of work visa holders who could not acquire residency had to pay international tuition fees for tertiary education.
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.