12 Jul 2018

Work visas up, despite efforts to control numbers

From Morning Report, 7:27 am on 12 July 2018

Work visa numbers have hit a record high despite changes made by National and flagged by Labour to control immigration numbers. More than 228,000 work visas were approved in the last year to June, up 4,000 on the 12 months before. But residency figures have plunged. Gia Garrick reports.