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Fijian resident sentenced for refugee fraud

Monday, 12 February 2018, 2:55 pm | Immigration NZ

A Fijian national who made up a story that he arrived in New Zealand as a stowaway after his entire family were massacred by a group of Bangladeshi has been sentenced on a representative fraud charge. More >>

Airline Fined Over Boarding Unauthorised Passenger

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 10:43 am | Immigration NZ

An airline has been prosecuted for allowing a passenger to board a flight to New Zealand - despite being told by Immigration New Zealand (INZ) not to do so. More >>

Pastor sentenced over lying to Immigration New Zealand

Wednesday, 8 November 2017, 1:27 pm | Immigration NZ

A dual Samoan New Zealand pastor and his church have been sentenced on charges relating to lying to Immigration New Zealand (INZ) to sponsor a Samoan police officer who was offered work as a youth pastor even though they had no money to pay him. More >>

Immigration New Zealand encourages plain English in new award

Wednesday, 26 July 2017, 2:29 pm | Immigration NZ

Immigration New Zealand will be sponsoring this year’s Best Plain English Turnaround Award as part of the WriteMark Plain English Awards. The Awards celebrate New Zealand’s clearest communicators and encourage the use of plain English as a common practice ... More >>

Innovative RSE scheme 10 years young

Tuesday, 4 July 2017, 2:25 pm | Immigration NZ

Immigration New Zealand is joining with Pacific leaders and horticulture and viticulture industry leaders to celebrate 10 years of the innovative and world-leading Recognised Seasonal Employer (RSE) scheme. The RSE scheme was established in 2007 and allows ... More >>

New Zealand resident sentenced

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 3:03 pm | Immigration NZ

A New Zealand permanent resident who tried to fraudulently bring a child into New Zealand has been sentenced for providing false and misleading documents to Immigration New Zealand. More >>

Invercargill chosen as new refugee settlement location

Monday, 1 May 2017, 4:48 pm | Immigration NZ

Invercargill has been selected as a new refugee settlement location following a whole of Government assessment. More >>

Sentence in Filipino visa fraud case

Tuesday, 4 April 2017, 1:14 pm | Immigration NZ

A dual Filipino / New Zealand national has been sentenced after pleading guilty to 284 charges involving multiple fraudulent work visa applications submitted by Filipinos seeking work in the New Zealand dairy industry. More >>

Pacific Quota registrations open

Wednesday, 22 March 2017, 2:18 pm | Immigration NZ

Citizens of Samoa, Tonga, Kiribati, Tuvalu and Fiji are encouraged to register for this year’s ballot under the Samoan Quota and Pacific Access Category, which takes place between 3 and 28 April. More >>

Sentence in people trafficking case

Thursday, 2 February 2017, 3:04 pm | Immigration NZ

A second defendant in a people trafficking case has been sentenced at the High Court in Tauranga. In December last year Faroz Ali, also known as Feroz Ali, a Fijian national with New Zealand residence, was sentenced to a total of nine years and six months ... More >>

Year at the Border report published

Wednesday, 18 January 2017, 11:03 am | Immigration NZ

The work of Immigration New Zealand’s Border Operations team is showcased in the latest Year at the Border annual report, which features some fascinating facts and figures as well as a number of case studies. More >>

Keeping it Clear for those New to New Zealand

Thursday, 4 August 2016, 10:52 am | Immigration NZ

For those new to New Zealand the quality of the information they receive as they settle into their new life here can make all the difference as to whether they stay in New Zealand or take their skills elsewhere. More >>

Continuing to strengthen New Zealand borders

Monday, 25 July 2016, 1:48 pm | Immigration NZ

All travellers flying to, from or through New Zealand will now be checked against INTERPOL’s Stolen and Lost Travel Documents (SLTD) database in a move that will make the border even safer. More >>

Don’t Get Spoofed by Phone Scams

Tuesday, 21 June 2016, 11:12 am | Immigration NZ

Immigration New Zealand (INZ) has become aware of a new wave of scam phone calls from individuals claiming to be working for INZ. More >>

Woman jailed over immigration fraud

Wednesday, 15 June 2016, 11:56 am | Immigration NZ

Yunjuan Li was sentenced at the Christchurch District Court after pleading guilty to six charges of supplying false or misleading information to an immigration officer and one representative charge of producing a passport knowing it to have been fraudulently ... More >>

Pacific Quota Ballot Today

Friday, 10 June 2016, 11:17 am | Immigration NZ

The Immigration New Zealand Samoa and Pacific Access Category quotas are being drawn by ballot today. More >>

Airline Fined Over Boarding Unauthorised Passenger

Thursday, 14 April 2016, 4:48 pm | Immigration NZ

An airline has been prosecuted for allowing a Brazilian passenger who had previously been refused entry to New Zealand to fly back here - despite being told five times not to let him board the flight. More >>

Defendants pay a high price for immigration fraud

Friday, 29 January 2016, 4:30 pm | Immigration NZ

Two men have been sentenced today at the High Court in Nelson for their role in organising false refugee claims. More >>

Big Increase in Number of People Coming to New Zealand

Monday, 2 November 2015, 1:05 pm | Immigration NZ

New figures released today show big increases in the number of skilled migrants, students and visitors to New Zealand. More >>

Arrest Over Filipino Dairy Workers

Wednesday, 21 October 2015, 12:48 pm | Immigration NZ

A dual Filipino / New Zealand national has been arrested and charged with offences relating to a suspected fraud involving multiple work visa applications submitted by Filipinos to work in the New Zealand dairy industry. More >>

 

 

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