The ETA (NZ) is intended to speed up border processing, but the short amount of notice before the visa becomes mandatory will only lead to chaos and confusion.
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Immigration law changes
“There’s no further light on the future of the Parent Resident Visa in NZ – which leaves over 5,000 parents of migrants and their NZ based families stuck in limbo for 2 years.
Aaron Martin shares his thoughts on the lack of closure, and his belief that this is a manipulation tactic to steer migrant votes.”
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?
Recent headlines have announced that the New Zealand Government is close to making a decision on whether or not they will reopen the parent visa category in NZ. This decision will provide much needed clarity to the almost 6,000 people who have been waiting in anticipation since the category closed in 2016.
The CISSL is intended to increase the available skill base of construction workers. It replaces the Canterbury Skill Shortage List and absorbs various construction roles from the Immediate Skill Shortage List in NZ. Is it too rigid to be effective? And will put off the very migrant workers it claims to encourage?
It has been announced that this coming November, changes will be made to the conditions of the post study work visa – the Employer Assisted Work Visa. We discuss these changes and the benefits for both migrant graduates and Kiwi employers.
On the 27th of June the Government announced it is revising the KiwiBuild visa scheme and changing immigration settings to try to address New Zealand’s shortage in construction workers. But will these changes address the issues?