Tag Archives: Migration

Update on the Parent Category (Residency)

This week sees the QCL immigration team casting light on some of the recent changes in the Parent Category for New Zealand Residency. Rita Worner is the author and an integral part of the QCL immigration team and an expert in the Parent Category of NZ visa. Rita is primarily involved in immigration and employment law […]

Immigrants good for economy – NZIER

Immigrants good for economy says the NZIER in a recent report. A leading economic think tank says doubling New Zealand’s annual immigration target could inject an extra $1.8 billion annually into the economy. The New Zealand Institute of Economic Research (NZIER) is calling for a more ambitious population policy which it says will drive competition […]

Can I sponsor my parents for residency in New Zealand?

If you have held your residence visa for at least 3 years, you may be eligible to sponsor your parents for residency.Your parents must also meet the following criteria: Good health; Good character; No dependent children; English language requirements, or pre-purchase English tuition; Either Tier 1 or Tier 2 requirements (see below). All applicants must […]