This paper was first delivered at the LexisNexis Immigration Law Conference on 22 May 2018
RESIDENCE APPEALS – CURRENT LANDSCAPE
Since last year’s conference there have been 235 decisions fully uploaded to the Immigration and Protection Tribunal’s website (covering the period 1 May 2017 – 31 October 2017).
Of those, the Tribunal:
According, on average, Immigration New Zealand decided 31% of the decisions appealed during the period 1 May 2017 – 31 October 2017. A similar picture is provided for in the Tribunal’s annual report published for the period 1 July 2016 – 30 June 2017. There, the Tribunal provides 609 residence appeals were decided, of which it:
- Allowed 189 appeals;
- Referred 72 appeals to the Associate Minister.
To read more, please click here: Case Law Update – IPT Residence Appeals