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Immigration relief measures by country during Covid-19

Immigration relief measures by country during Covid-19:(an International Bar Association Project of the Immigration and Nationality Law Committee) New Zealand Contributor: David Ryken, Ryken and Associates, Barristers and Solicitors, Auckland New Zealand Inbound travel/border...
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Investor Residence for New Zealand

INTERNATIONAL BAR ASSOCIATION GLOBAL IMMIGRATION CONFERENCE 30 October – 1 November 2019 NEW ZEALAND’S HALFWAY HOUSE INVESTOR VISAS FOR LIFE David Ryken, Principal New Zealand’s Halfway House Investor Visas For Life New Zealand does...
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ICLG Promotional Guidelines

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CI19 Chapter 22

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Business Residence Class Visas

BUSINESS RESIDENCE CLASS VISAS   INTRODUCTION This paper will consider Immigration New Zealand’s policy in the following areas: (i) Investor 1 (Investor Plus). (ii) Investor 2. (iii) Entrepreneur (Work to Residence). (iv) Permanent Residence....
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Convictions and Good Character Issues: Clean Slate and Immigration Consequences

Convictions and Good Character Issues:  Clean Slate and Immigration Consequences Introduction Section 14(1) Criminal Records (Clean Slate) Act 2004: “If an individual is an eligible individual, he or she is deemed to have no criminal...
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Wiping Historical Offences

Stewart Dalley guides us through the process of applying for historical homosexual offences to be wiped from criminal records. Who Can Apply? Persons convicted, or those acting on behalf of a deceased convicted person,...
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Case Law Update – IPT Residence Appeals

This paper was first delivered at the LexisNexis Immigration Law Conference on 22 May 2018 Stewart Dalley, Associate; Somang you, Senior Solicitor, and Pooja Sundar, Solicitor, Ryken and Associates   RESIDENCE APPEALS – CURRENT...
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New Zealand immigration by investment

  This article first appeared in the March 2018 issue of the Newsletter of the Immigration and Nationality Law Committee of the Legal Practice Division of the International Bar Association (Vol 22, No 1)...
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New Zealand Immigration Law: Entrepreneur v Investor

NEW ZEALAND IMMIGRATION LAW AND POLICY ENTREPRENEUR V INVESTOR   Introduction New Zealand has an Entrepreneur Work Visa Category which, after a business is established satisfactorily, entitles the applicant to lodge residence under the Entrepreneur...
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Immigration Policies and their Impact on New Zealand Society

Immigration Policies and their Impact on New Zealand Society 1.0 THE COLONIAL PAST 1.1 New Zealand was undoubtedly the last country in the world to be settled by humanity. The Maori people, the tangata...
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Section 6 NZBORA – In the Eye of the Beholder?

Section 6 NZBORA – In the Eye of the Beholder? On 7 March 2016, the Human Rights Review Tribunal (HRRT) delivered its decision in Adoption Action Inc v Attorney-General [2016] NZHRRT 9. Here, the...
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Can You Bring The Family?

Can You Bring the Family: A Review of Current Immigration Trends in Family Immigration: New Zealand 1.0 Introduction 1.1 New Zealand has liberal policies relating to those who may be included as dependants in...
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Immigration Issues and Doing Business In New Zealand

Immigration Issues and Doing Business In New Zealand (Excerpt) Reference is made to the very helpful article on immigration issues involved with doing business in the United States, written by Zachary Norris and Ada...
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1) Global Transfers of Highly Skilled Workers into New Zealand & 2) Investor Categories

I. Global Transfers of Highly Skilled Workers into New Zealand 1.0 Introduction 1.1 The transfer of the highly skilled into New Zealand occurs in the following four ways: i. Residence (Skilled Migrant Category). ii....
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The Role of Immigration Policy in New Zealand Law

THE ROLE OF IMMIGRATION POLICY IN NEW ZEALAND LAW (Excerpt) New Zealand has a unique immigration system. It has framework legislation in the form of the Immigration Act 2009 (which replaces the 1987 Act...
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