IMMIGRATION BLOG

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Easing my Migration hangover

Today is New Year’s day in Australian migration terms. 1 July marks the commencement of...
July 1, 2022
Myer Lipschitz
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Honesty in an Election Year?

The budget announcement regarding migration last week was a welcome boost to the skilled migration...
April 8, 2022
Myer Lipschitz
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It’s Time for the Auditor General

If any further evidence was needed that the Immigration Department (INZ) of New Zealand is...
December 3, 2021
Iain MacLeod
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My Plan to Solve the Residence Backlog Crisis

If you see someone drowning do you offer them hearty cheer and words of encouragement...
August 6, 2021
Iain MacLeod
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The Value of a Good Adviser

In these trying times of economic uncertainty deciding whether or not to use a competent...
June 4, 2021
Iain MacLeod
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A Twig! I’m Saved!

I wish I could draw. As they say, a picture tells a thousand words. If...
September 30, 2016
Iain MacLeod
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Entrepreneur Embarrassment

How do you know when an immigration policy is failing miserably? I have been looking...
May 29, 2015
Iain MacLeod
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Lies, Damned Lies And Migrants

As I have written about previously New Zealand appears to love statistics – if it...
February 21, 2015
Iain MacLeod
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Better To Be Thought A Fool

There is no doubt that the internet has changed our lives – forever. Our ability...
October 10, 2014
Paul Janssen
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The ‘Problem’ With Migrants

Why is immigration always framed by politicians in New Zealand and abroad as if it...
August 15, 2014
Iain MacLeod
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There And Back Again…

New Zealand owes much of its history to migrants; in fact the country was settled,...
July 11, 2014
Paul Janssen
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Spin Doctoring…

It’s that time of year again when politicians dust off their banners, cajole the media...
July 6, 2014
Paul Janssen
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LSD – Good Trip Or Bad?

In April 2011 the Immigration Department Operations Unit sent out an internal guidance note to...
June 20, 2014
Iain MacLeod
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Essential Skills Work Visas Explained

If you asked most people how many different kind of Work Visas there are for...
June 13, 2014
Paul Janssen
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For The Children…

The answer to the question “why do people migrate?” is nearly as complicated as working...
May 16, 2014
Paul Janssen