New Zealand Strengthens Income Requirements for Skilled Foreign Workers - NumbersUSA

New Zealand announced today that they have made changes to their skilled foreign worker visa program that requires immigrants to meet certain income levels to be eligible for the visa. In order to qualify as a skilled immigrant they must get a job in ...

Visa tweaks 'won't hurt growth' - New Zealand Herald

New Zealand's strong economic growth won't be hit by changes to immigration, Finance Minister Steven Joyce says. The Government's immigration policies - in tandem with higher rates of Kiwis returning home and choosing to stay home - have lifted the ...

The dilemma of immigration: We need it, but we want it curbed as well - Stuff.co.nz

OPINION: Immigration. We can't do without it, but at times we struggle to live with it. That's the dilemma facing a Government squeezed between the rock of public opinion and the hard word put on politicians by businesses wanting to import workers ...

Now, New Zealand tightens immigration rules in 'Kiwi-first' crackdown - Moneycontrol.com

New Zealand's immigration minister said he was taking a "Kiwis-first approach to immigration", echoing Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and US President Donald Trump in announcing policies to ensure jobs for Australians and Americans. Now ...

New Zealand Echoes Trump With 'Kiwi First Approach' To Immigration - Daily Caller

New Zealand announced Tuesday it will limit access to skilled worker visas, following similar moves by its neighbor Australia and the United States. Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse said New Zealand is tightening restrictions on the country's ...

After US & Australia, New Zealand moves to reform migrant workers' visa regime - International Business Times, India Edition

New Zealand's Minister of Immigration Michael Woodhouse on Wednesday, April 19, said he was taking a "Kiwis-first approach to immigration", echoing Trump's "America first" motto. Namrata Tripathi. April 19, 2017 19:23 IST. Michael Woodhouse.

New Zealand toughens requirements for skilled immigrants - News1130

WELLINGTON, New Zealand – New Zealand announced Wednesday that it is introducing tougher requirements for skilled overseas workers as it tries to control immigration numbers that have reached an all-time high. The changes come a day after Australia ...

New Zealand tightens visa rules for skilled workers - STV News

New Zealand is following Australia and the US in making it tougher for skilled overseas workers to get jobs. The Pacific island nation is introducing regulations that tighten up requirements foreign workers need to secure work. It comes as immigration ...

Australia, New Zealand step up nationalist rhetoric with visa curbs on skilled workers - Channel NewsAsia

Australia and New Zealand have tightened visa conditions for skilled migrants in a bid to woo nationalist-leaning voters, echoing the United States' "America First" policy, but critics have decried the move as mostly political posturing. Posted 19 Apr ...

New Zealand to tighten work visa rules to crackdown on immigration - International Business Times UK

Under a new proposal migrants would have to earn a minimum of NZ$49,000 to be considered skilled workers. By Pavitra Dwibhashyam. April 19, 2017 10:06 BST. Bill English New Zealand's Prime Minister Bill English speaks to the press in this file ...

Planning to go travelling? New Zealand set to introduce new travel restrictions and limit visas - Derry Now

A number of people from Ireland north and south have gone travelling to New Zealand on visas in recent years. The country's Immigration Minister said the country were taking a 'Kiwi-first approach to immigration'. Under the changes, employers would ...

New immigration rules would put squeeze on horticulture - Radio New Zealand

The government's new immigration plan will create a high turnover of staff in the horticulture industry and dramatically cut the amount of people applying for jobs, according to a Bay of Plenty kiwifruit company.

New Zealand to raise 'quality' of immigrants - India.com

Wellington, April 19 (IANS) Immigrants to New Zealand will need to meet a higher bar for residency after the government on Wednesday unveiled new rules to "improve the quality" of migrants. By IANS Feeds | Published: April 19, 2017 1:11 PM IST Email.

After America And Australia New Zealand To Prohibit Skilled Workers - PagalParrot

New Zealand is now on the move after taking inspiration from their neighbors. Just one day after U.S and Australia went through a major change in their immigration policies, New Zealand did something similar. New Zealand said they are going to tighten ...

New Zealand tightens visa rules so it can be 'Kiwis first' - Scroll.in

With this, the government hopes to tackle problems like unemployment, housing shortage, congestion on roads and overcrowding. Scroll Staff. Published 8 hours ago. Updated 2 hours ago. New Zealand tightens visa rules so it can be 'Kiwis first'. After ...

Immigration changes: How it will affect workers, Michael Woodhouse touts benefits - New Zealand Herald

Kary Chung, a 22-year-old restaurant front-of-house manager, says Immigration changes will make it "impossible" for her to meet visa requirements under the skilled migrant category. Originally from Hong Kong, Chung has been in New Zealand for five ...

Immigration policy changes good – not fair - Indian NewsLink

A one-off pathway to residence for around 4000 migrant workers in the South Island should be offered to those in the North Island in the same boat. The deal offered to the South Island families is potentially good for them, but just not fair. There are ...

Global Geo-political Series Americans first Aussies first and Kiwis first - EconoTimes

A lot has taken place on the immigration front in the past two days. New Zealand has introduced tougher immigration rules for skilled workers and reaffirmed its new stance as Kiwis first. The country's immigration minister Michael Woodhouse said today ...

New Zealand tightens immigration rules in 'Kiwi-first' crackdown - Telegraph.co.uk

New Zealand said on Wednesday it will tighten access to its skilled work visas, just a day after the United States and neighbouring Australia announced similar restrictions on immigration. New Zealand's immigration minister said he was taking a "Kiwis ...

Farmers support majority of immigration changes - Scoop.co.nz (press release)

"We're pleased that within the suite of changes announced by immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse today, farmers - especially in the dairy industry - will continue to have access to migrant workers in situations where there are insufficient New ...