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Labour Must Follow Through On Their Immigration Promises

Thursday, 26 November 2020, 12:18 pm | New Zealand Immigration Law

  For the first time in three years, the Labour government has no barriers to making significant changes to pressing immigration problems. Immigration law expert Aaron Martin from NZIL explains what should be addressed in 2021 for New Zealand ... More >>

Managed Isolation Allocation System Details Announced

Wednesday, 30 September 2020, 11:19 am | New Zealand Immigration Law

Aaron Martin , principal lawyer at New Zealand Immigration Law, explains how the new quarantine voucher system will work for people returning to New Zealand. Starting 3 November, all travellers to New Zealand will be required to present a Managed Isolation ... More >>

Overseas Visa Suspensions Signal The Death Knell Of The Immigration System

Thursday, 6 August 2020, 11:46 am | New Zealand Immigration Law

Though the COVID-19 pandemic has been the death knell of New Zealand immigration as we know it, it also presents a much-needed opportunity for improvement. What might the new immigration system look like? Aaron Martin , principal lawyer at New Zealand ... More >>

Opinion Piece: Aaron Martin Immigration Lawyer At New Zealand Immigration Law

Thursday, 28 May 2020, 1:54 pm | New Zealand Immigration Law

The government says it allowed the Avatar film crew back into New Zealand in spite of the current border closures because the making of the film offers “significant economic value” to our country. But this criterion is being applied unevenly. What ... More >>

Partnership visa rules, time to get it right

Friday, 15 November 2019, 9:08 am | New Zealand Immigration Law

Immigration Law expert Aaron Martin comments on the recent backtrack from the immigration minister on partnership visa laws, he points out that there are other major flaws in the thinking around this visa category. More >>

Immigration policy changes may mean a fall out

Sunday, 3 November 2019, 11:18 am | New Zealand Immigration Law

Support for Labour in the Indian community could be on shaky ground, with some resigning from their long-time party memberships or vowing not to vote for the party next year, as the backlash to the government's immigration policies continues. More >>

New work visa rules create uncertainty for migrants…

Monday, 30 September 2019, 8:57 am | New Zealand Immigration Law

Over the next 18 months, Immigration New Zealand will be making major changes to the way employers recruit migrants. Six of the different temporary work visa pathways will now be replaced with one. More >>

Construction shortage list, unlikely to alleviate shortage

Monday, 21 January 2019, 12:12 pm | New Zealand Immigration Law

New construction shortage list, unlikely to alleviate skill shortage… Opinion piece: Leading Auckland immigration lawyer Aaron Martin responds to the introduction of the new Construction and Infrastructure Skill Shortage List (CISSL) implemented by ... More >>

Increase in work visa thresholds will only add to crisis

Wednesday, 14 November 2018, 12:40 pm | New Zealand Immigration Law

Leading Immigration Lawyer for NZIL, Aaron Martin, discusses the upcoming increase in the wage rates required for skilled migrant visa eligibility, and the implications this will have for both migrants and employers alike. More >>

Migrant worker rights in NZ

Thursday, 13 September 2018, 10:23 am | New Zealand Immigration Law

Opinion Piece: Migrant employee exploitation has been making headlines lately, and there are undoubtedly some common themes. Aaron Martin of New Zealand Immigration Law, Employment lawyer Mark Donovan and Anu Kaloti of the Migrant Workers Association, ... More >>

Employer Assisted Visas: addressing the unwritten trade-off

Wednesday, 5 September 2018, 11:23 am | New Zealand Immigration Law

Opinion piece: Leading Immigration Lawyer for NZIL, Aaron Martin, explains the changes that will be made to the Employer Assisted Work visa this November. If New Zealand employers allow for it, Aaron believes this won’t only be a win for new migrant ... More >>

Migrant Employers Need to Get the Record Straight

Thursday, 7 June 2018, 11:05 am | New Zealand Immigration Law

Employers hiring migrants have been making headlines lately for breaching immigration and employment law. Leading immigration lawyer Aaron Martin and solicitor Eleanor Gregan of Davenports Harbour Law discuss the most common mistakes made by migrant ... More >>

Workers in demand always able to be recruited offshore

Wednesday, 14 February 2018, 12:48 pm | New Zealand Immigration Law

Storm in a teacup- Workers in demand have always been able to be recruited offshore. More >>

New Immigration rules will severely impact NZ business

Friday, 21 April 2017, 9:13 am | New Zealand Immigration Law

The unforeseen consequence of the immigration law changes is that New Zealand employers will struggle to fill roles on the skilled shortage list under the new system. More >>

NZ likely to face a skilled labour crisis

Tuesday, 14 February 2017, 9:58 am | New Zealand Immigration Law

In 2017 by all accounts business in New Zealand is booming. HSBC bank’s chief economist Paul Bloxham says our economy is currently "firing on all cylinders" and expects it to expand 3 percent in 2017, following 3.2 percent growth in 2016. More >>

Changes to immigration laws will likely affect thousands

Tuesday, 13 December 2016, 11:43 am | New Zealand Immigration Law

Migrants in New Zealand on student or work visas will probably find it harder to gain permanent residency under proposed law changes, a leading immigration lawyer says. More >>