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Residents liable for deportation after criminal conviction

In this short article Tina Hwang discusses her experiences successfully appealing sentances handed out under the Immigration Act 2009. Tina explores some of the important issues relating to deportation. To read more articles by Tina click here. To read more about Queen City Law property expert Tina Hwang click here. To download the article as a […]

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What is deportation?

Foreign nationals who are lawfully in New Zealand can sometimes find themselves in danger of deportation, in this situation it is important to get good legal advice. One Hastings-based Indian couple are facing deportation after what they claim were a series of mistakes made by a local law firm have appealed to local MP Craig […]

Am I an Overstayer?

In New Zealand there are estimated to be over 10,000 overstayers. Are you an overstayer? If you stay in NZ after your visa expires the NZ Immigration department will consider you an “overstayer”. If you think you could be an “overstayer” get in touch with the immigration team here at QCL. Read about our Immigration […]

Has your visa expired? You can request a new visa under section 61 of the Immigration Act 2009.

  My visa expired what do I do?  It can be tricky for those on student visas and those on work visas to know what to do next. In New Zealand you can request a new visa under section 61 of the Immigration Act 2009. Once your visa has expired, you are considered to be […]

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