25 Feb 2021

Immigration looks into Green MP's partner's visa application

From Checkpoint, 5:50 pm on 25 February 2021

Immigration bosses are looking into the case of a Green MP's partner to ensure no special treatment was given regarding his visa application.

Ricardo Menendez March flew to Mexico in December to care for his sick parents - and returned with his partner who had recently been granted a six-month visa.

National MPs today questioned Immigration New Zealand over the decision - but the Greens are confident everything is above board.

Here's our deputy political editor Craig McCulloch.