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.

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 ...

Following US lead, Australia and New Zealand restrict visas for skilled foreigners - Christian Science Monitor

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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 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 ...

New Zealand toughens requirements for skilled immigrants - San Francisco Chronicle

FILE - In this Jan. 26, 2017, file photo, New Zealand Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse, left, smiles as he interacts with refugee students during his visit to the UNHCR Tzu Chi Education Centre in Selayang, outskirts of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

New Zealand to tighten work visa rules in 'Kiwis-first approach' to 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. Updated April 19, 2017 10:49 BST. Bill English New Zealand's Prime Minister Bill English speaks to the press in this file ...

Foreign worker visas targeted: US, Australia & New Zealand - Bangkok Post

This week, the leaders of three western countries, the US, Australia and New Zealand, all declared that they would move to take back jobs perceived to have taken by foreigners and give them back to the citizens of the country. - +. Three western ...

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 number 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 ...

Immigration changes good – and not fair - Scoop.co.nz (press release)

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. Malcolm Pacific's David Cooper says the deal offered to the South Island families is potentially good ...

New immigration policies a mixed bag for hospo industry - The Southland Times

The hospitality industry is concerned migrant chefs de partie will be ruled out of the running by new pay thresholds. New immigration policies look to be a mixed bag for the hospitality industry which has come to rely heavily on migrant workers. The ...