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New immigration policy change 2017.4.19

Wednesday, 19 April 2017 The Government has announced a package of changes designed to better manage immigration and improve the labour market contribution of temporary and permanent migration. Skilled Migrant Category (SMC) changes: • Changes will take effect on 14 August 2017 • The changes put more focus on skilled work experience, more recognition of […]

Investor policy changes to encourage growth

Hon Michael Woodhouse Minister of Immigration 7 December 2016 Media Statement Investor policy changes to encourage growth Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse says changes to the migrant investor policy will encourage investments that provide greater economic benefits for New Zealand. “There’s no doubt the Migrant Investor categories are performing well with $2.9 billion invested since they […]

IEF director Mr. Liang dinning with the Honourable Minister of Immigration, Mr. Michael Woodhouse

On 5 September, our company director Mr. Lixin Liang is invited to dine with the Honourable Minister of Immigration, Mr. Michael Woodhouse. He provides suggestions to the immigration minister to advocate the skilled migrant policy for attracting global tenants and attracting quality International students to come for quality education in NZ.

Policy changes to attract more international students

25 October 2007 International students will find it easier to work in New Zealand and remain here as permanent migrants, said Immigration Minister David Cunliffe today. From late November many international students will be able to stay in New Zealand for up to 12 months, instead of six, on a job search permit while they […]