More people are being deported for minor crimes

More people are being deported for minor crimes

 Signs are emerging that Immigration New Zealand is now taking a firmer stance with people whose offending never sent them to prison. In the past, a small matter might not have attracted a decision of an immigration officer. Now it seems even minor...
Alcohol Limit Lowered

Alcohol Limit Lowered

From 1 December 2014 the breath alcohol limit for adults was lowered from 400 micrograms per litre of breath to 250 micrograms. The blood alcohol limit was lowered from 80 milligrams per 100 milliliters of blood to 50 milligrams per 100 milliliters. These big changes...
Alcohol Limit Lowered

Marcus Beveridge comments on Dotcom Deportation

This week Marcus was asked to comment on the Dotcom deportation case for Radio New Zealand. Kim Dotcom did not declare a conviction for dangerous driving on his application for New Zealand residency even though he had pleaded guilty to the charge eight months earlier....
Alcohol Limit Lowered

Herald Editorial: Rigid visa system lacks compassion

Today an editorial comment in the NZ Herald explored the tragic death of Sanil Kumar, who died on Monday in Lautoka Hospital after being deported to Fiji a month ago. The original article appears in the NZ Herald Wednesday May 28, 2014. To read the full article click...