INZ have released the new immigration instructions for the Parent Category visa, coming into effect on 24 February 2020.
On 24 February 2020, the remuneration or pay rate thresholds for the Skilled Migrant Category Resident Visa (SMC) and the Essential Skills Work Visa will increase.
The new instructions make explicit that people who have entered into a culturally arranged marriage, in a wedding ceremony that took place outside of New Zealand, are eligible to apply for a visitor visa.
Changes to the skill level of 44 occupations in ANZSCO has opened the door to SMC Residence pathway for people in previously low skilled roles.
The Immigration minister has made the long awaited announcement to reopen the parent residence category along with some very significant changes.
Last week the Minister of Immigration announced major changes to how employer-assisted work visas would be applied for in the future. These changes will take up to 18 months to be designed and implemented, and will see six current work visa categories replaced by one single category.
Migrant workers make an invaluable contribution to the aged care sector. However, figures released by Immigration New Zealand (INZ), suggest that there may not be enough migrant workers to meet the continuing needs of the aged care industry.
Becoming a Residential Care Officer is one possible pathway to live and work in New Zealand.
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Minister will only commit to a decision by the end of the current term of government
The Immigration Minister has announced major changes to post-study work visa rights for international students. This comes after the consultation process undertaken in June this year which received over 2000 public submissions.
The New Zealand Government’s new KiwiBuild scheme will see changes to immigration settings in order to help the construction and housing sector to attract overseas skilled workers.