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Immigration Advisers Welcome New Licensing System

Monday, 10 March 2008, 3:02 pm | NZ Association for Migration and Investment

Chair of the New Zealand Association for Migration and Investment Inc (NZAMI) Richard Howard welcomes the release of industry competency standards and a code of conduct for Immigration Advisers. More >>

Don't Blame Migrants For Economic Woes

Thursday, 26 July 2007, 2:16 pm | NZ Association for Migration and Investment

Immigrants should not be blamed for high house prices or related economic woes, according to the New Zealand Institute for Migration & Investment (NZAMI). More >>

Immigration Advisers Conference to Address Stds

Monday, 23 July 2007, 11:58 am | NZ Association for Migration and Investment

"Setting the Standards" will be the theme of this week's annual conference of the New Zealand Association for Migration and Investment (NZAMI), the national body representing immigration advisers. More >>

Cunliffe Proposals Unlikely To End Drought

Thursday, 7 June 2007, 9:54 am | NZ Association for Migration and Investment

The migration consultants' national organisation has welcomed changes to policy indicated today by the Minister of Immigration, the Hon. David Cunliffe. More >>

Immigration Advisers Welcome Licensing Law

Wednesday, 2 May 2007, 2:53 pm | NZ Association for Migration and Investment

The representative body for immigration advisers has welcomed a law designed to regulate the industry. Parliament last night passed legislation requiring immigration agents to operate under licence or face a fine of up to $100,000 and/or seven years in gaol. More >>

Restrained Welcome To Work-To-Residence Changes

Wednesday, 4 April 2007, 11:22 am | NZ Association for Migration and Investment

The New Zealand Association for Migration and Investment (NZAMI) has described as “ steps in the right direction” government moves to extend the time allowed for some skilled migrants to find jobs. More >>

Industry Could Be Driven Underground

Tuesday, 3 April 2007, 10:08 am | NZ Association for Migration and Investment

Migration consultants are concerned their industry would be driven underground if a proposal to impose levies on it becomes part of the Immigration Advisers Licensing Bill currently before Parliament. More >>

Skill Shortage Underscores Need For Rule Change

Monday, 22 January 2007, 10:45 am | NZ Association for Migration and Investment

Looming skill shortages reinforce the case for revising the work-to-residence rules applied to some skilled migrants, according to the New Zealand Association for Migration & Investment (NZAMI). The immigration consultants’ national organisation wants ... More >>

Migration Consultants Call For Government To Act

Friday, 8 December 2006, 1:34 pm | NZ Association for Migration and Investment

The New Zealand Association for Migration & Investment (NZAMI) is urging government action over a Christchurch-based migrant recruitment business, alleged to have reneged on the refunding of fees, after failing to provide contracted services. More >>

Immigration Consultants Cautious Nod fpr Proposals

Wednesday, 6 December 2006, 9:58 am | NZ Association for Migration and Investment

Migration consultants have given a cautious welcome to the package of proposals approved by cabinet for inclusion in a new Immigration Act. “The proposals seem to be pointing in the right direction but are still sketchy in detail, perhaps inevitably so at ... More >>

New Zealand Missing Out on Billions of Dollars

Wednesday, 26 July 2006, 10:42 am | NZ Association for Migration and Investment

Our economy is missing out on billions of dollars of capital as a result of the wrong policy mix for investor migrants, according to the immigration agents’ umbrella body. More >>

New Zealanders Urged To Value Migrants More

Tuesday, 26 July 2005, 9:31 am | NZ Association for Migration and Investment

“New Zealand politicians and the public need to recognise the contribution migrants are making to our society rather than persistently emphasising the downside,” says the chairman of this week’s gathering of immigration specialists. More >>

NZ Can Learn From Australia’s Migration Policies

Friday, 22 July 2005, 11:27 am | NZ Association for Migration and Investment

For release: 22 July 2005 New Zealand Can Learn From Australia’s Migration Policies New Zealand has much to learn from Australia when it comes to devising immigration policies which work for both the migrant and the host country, according to Sydney-based ... More >>

Significant Time For Immigration Gathering

Monday, 18 July 2005, 5:22 pm | NZ Association for Migration and Investment

One of the most significant gatherings of immigration specialists of recent years is to take place in Auckland next week. More >>

MP proved right in anti-Asian claims

Thursday, 1 July 2004, 8:07 am | NZ Association for Migration and Investment

The National Party's Asian affairs spokesperson, Pansy Wong, claims she's been proved right in labeling current immigration policies "anti-Asian" and harmful to New Zealand's economy. More >>

The NZAMI's Seven Point Regulation Proposal

Tuesday, 18 May 2004, 1:01 pm | NZ Association for Migration and Investment

1. All agents, lawyers and consultants engaged in submitting applications for immigration should be registered 2. A regulatory body should be set-up with representation from the immigration industry, the New Zealand Immigration Service (NZIS) and immigrant ... More >>

Consistentcy Urged On New Immigration Minister

Wednesday, 25 February 2004, 8:27 am | NZ Association for Migration and Investment

Migration consultants have called for a stable, consistent and fair approach from the new Immigration Minister, Paul Swain. More >>

No Fees Bonanza Expected From New Immigration Rule

Friday, 6 February 2004, 12:33 am | NZ Association for Migration and Investment

The New Zealand Association for Migration & Investment (NZAMI) says it has received assurances from government that there will be no substantial windfall in migration fees, as a result of the new two-tier application process for skilled migrants. More >>

Consultants Urge Regulation To Prevent Scams

Wednesday, 19 November 2003, 3:56 pm | NZ Association for Migration and Investment

The body representing New Zealand's immigration consultants has renewed its call for its industry to be officially regulated. More >>

Cautious Welcome For Immigration Changes

Thursday, 13 November 2003, 4:51 pm | NZ Association for Migration and Investment

The umbrella body for New Zealand's immigration consultants has given a cautious welcome to the new points system for skilled migrants announced yesterday. More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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