Marcus Beveridge: Chinese likely to be affected by immigration changes

This morning on  News Talk Radio QCL Principal Marcus Beveridge suggested Chinese families will be particularly affected by the Government’s new immigration policy.

You can listen to the interview here.

The new resident setting is being reduced to a limit of 95,000, down from the current 100,000.

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The threshold for skilled migrants has been raised by increasing the number of points they must have from 140 to 160, and a temporary cap is being put on new applications under the parent category.

Law Society spokesman Marcus Beveridge says the changes could cull the influx by 10-15,000 people.

Marcus told Andrew Dickens Chinese families could be particularly affected.

He said there’s a generation in New Zealand of only-child immigrants, each wanting to bring over both their parents.

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