Aaron Martin, Principal Lawyer at New Zealand Immigration Law addresses a letter to the Government about the current state of immigration in NZ.
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NZ immigration rules changes 2017
With Labour looking to create 100,000 new houses for first home buyers within the next decade, who is going to build these homes? With the New Zealand construction industry already facing a labour shortage and currently filling the skilled positions with overseas workers, who will be left to fill the demand when immigration numbers are cut?
New Zealand’s new prime minister Jacinda Ardern has vowed to honour Labour’s election promise to cut the annual amount of new immigrants in New Zealand 20,000 to 30,000 a year.
We cover the newly elected PM’s main points regarding immigration here.
Potential new immigration laws in 2018: What Impact will Winston Peters bring to the migrant community? For 21 years Peters has pushed an anti-migrant platform. We can expect that any coalition deal New Zealand First makes –with Labour or National – will include an attempt to cut immigration numbers.
Can the changes to the Investor 2 visa be blamed for the sharp drop in applications? We discuss the implications of these changes and the adverse affects.
Proposed changes to immigration law in 2017 would mean Immigration New Zealand reduces annual residence visa numbers. The target for total migration is now 45,000, 60% coming from skilled and business streams… Who is affected and how? We explain more here.