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More than 200,000 migrants were granted fast-track residence in a post-lockdown policy, and two years on all those people are beginning to apply to settle permanently.
The boy dreamed about having to eat the family cat because there was no food, his mother told a refugee appeal tribunal.
Health professionals and families want action to prevent and test for the leading infectious cause of birth defects and permanent childhood disabilities - a virus that most of us get, but only one in…
Leading politicians from the Five Eyes countries are meeting in Wellington this week - and they'll be talking migration, democratic resilience and child sex abuse - among other issues.
Immigration briefings show half of the fast-track green list residence applications are waiting for security checks, and they take an average of six months.
A Syrian-born family is considering leaving New Zealand as none of their relatives are allowed to visit them here.
Paul Buchanan says recommendations from a review of intelligence legislation could lead to the most significant reform of the sector in decades.
The government has scotched suggestions a deal bringing refugees from Australia to New Zealand is part of a tradeoff for policy changes on citizenship and 501 deportees.
The honorary Nepalese consul has warned an increasing number of migrants are being scammed into buying visas to work here.
Thirty refugees will be resettled to this country next month amid a drawn-out process described as disgraceful by advocates.
A change in a 'discriminatory' refugee policy has seen a large increase in African and Middle Eastern families being resettled in New Zealand.
Two doctors expecting a baby in August have been caught up in national security checks and face having to decide whether to emigrate.
Immigration advisers are warning about the extent of New Zealand jobs that are being "sold" overseas to qualify migrants for visas.
Migrants have spoken of the devastating effects of long waits for national security checks before they can become residents.
The son of a 70-year-old woman who was asked by Immigration New Zealand whether she was pregnant and to provide a CV, is calling on the department to change its processes.
The Court of Appeal has overturned a landmark ruling over the use of the Returning Offenders Act.
The 54-year-old has been granted permission to stay in New Zealand, with a tribunal ruling it would be hard for him to resettle in Ghana and get the medication he needs.
An immigration lawyer says a new work visa has prompted a free-for-all, with migrants paying up to $40,000 to overseas agents and New Zealand employers.
Average wait times for residents applying to become citizens have risen to 188 days, up from 27 days in 2017.
Officials are reviewing some visa decisions that have prevented visits from Iranians to their NZ-based relatives.
The Biometric Capability Update project is due to be operational by the end of the year.
A man who committed a sex offence and then evaded police for eight years has been given a reprieve against deportation to Vietnam.
Middle Eastern families say they feel like their whānau, already suffering in war-torn zones, are being punished again - as the conflicts are being given as the reason they cannot travel here.
It is a year since Russia invaded Ukraine, and the largest movement of refugees in Europe since World War II began.
Convicted drug dealer Karel Sroubek has launched a legal challenge after losing his last appeal against deportation.