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A Muslim Uighur says immigration processes in New Zealand mean the nightmare for him is still continuing after being accepted as a refugee.
Asylum seekers still face undue delays getting visas in what an Auckland lawyer believes may be an attempt from Immigration New Zealand to deter applicants.
With the elections in sight, RNZ reporter Gill Bonnett looks at what's in store for anticipated immigration policy changes and announcements this year.
The auditor general is weighing up whether to look into Immigration New Zealand's operations and restructure.
The government has banned visits from people involved in the killing of the Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Immigration staff are working through the break to clear a backlog of visas for asylum seekers after at least one man was unable to apply for a job, pay rent or buy food.
Documents obtained by RNZ show Immigration Minister Iain Lees-Galloway knew eight months ago that delays in processing residency applications were about to blow out.
The government coalition parties have started talks on how many new residents they will allow into the country.
A Fijian man who impersonated an immigration officer and fleeced four people of more than $300,000 will be deported.
Immigration New Zealand has apologised for telling immigrants they could become overstayers when administrative delays left them without a visa.
Academics and the vaping industry say the government urgently needs to bring in e-cigarette regulations, but the government says it has to get it right.
The immigration industry says officials are using what one lawyer described as Trump-style 'extreme vetting' to limit immigration numbers.
Cabinet papers show the government rejected UN recommendations on increased shares of refugees New Zealand takes from Africa and the Middle East.
Newly released documents reveal Cabinet considered whether immigrants should be forced to take their elderly parents with them if they leave the country.
Immigration New Zealand has released new guidance on how it will assess visa applications by partners of New Zealanders.
One of the last remaining people detained after an immigration crackdown on illegal workers has been deported.
Skilled immigrants waiting for residence visas feel in limbo amid lengthening political decisions and calls for lower immigration numbers.
A British man who laundered drugs money and conspired to import party pills has lost a battle against deportation.
Education providers are questioning why Education New Zealand is not calculating the cost of visa delays to the sector.
A training provider for international students who go on to become farmworkers says immigration exploitation is giving good companies a bad name.
A Chinese man's mercy drive helped four North Koreans to escape - but also forced him to flee to New Zealand after being tortured by police and harassed by North Korean agents.
The Green Party is calling for a strengthened family reunification policy to match increasing numbers of refugees.
A health advocacy group says it is a risk to have a third of the government's vaping advisory group made up of representatives of the e-cigarette industry.
Immigration staff will increase by up to 30 percent in Hamilton as the agency battles to improve delays to visa applications.
A Filipino worker has spoken out about the exploitation he suffered at a North Island farm while working up to 14 hours a day. Audio