Tag Archives: Visa

The Interplay Between Employment and Immigration Law

Below is the text from the Presentation delivered by Marcus Beveridge, Principal, Queen City Law and Rita Worner, Solicitor, Queen City Law Check out the Queen City Law Power point presentation here. OVERVIEW As immigration lawyers we often hear from immigrants desperate to find a job in New Zealand, complaining that employers and recruitment companies do […]

All you need to know about Limited Purpose Visas

What is a Limited Visa? A Limited Visa is a special type of visa issued by Immigration New Zealand (INZ) that prevents the visa holder from applying from a different type of visa at its end. The Limited Visa is granted for an express purpose, for example attending a specific event such as a seminar, […]

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 […]

Long Term Business Visa Disestablished

This week Queen City Law Lawyer Bradley So comments on the changes under the Long Term Business Catergory.  As of December 20th 2013 the long term business Visa was disestablished. Bradley So specialises in business migration and commercial law. To find out more about Bradley click here. To contact Bradley and the QCL team immigration team […]

Brad & Marcus from Queen City Law travel to Tokyo and Osaka

Queen City Law are pleased to be offering assistance with Japanese immigration applications. Brad and Marcus have been holding the investment seminars in conjunction with support and cooperation of NZ Embassy and INZ in Tokyo, Nagoya and Osaka. All of the  investment seminars – went very well and were well attended. Marcus and Bradley found interested audiences as they […]

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Has your visa application been declined due to ‘non bona fides’?

If your visa has been declined due to ‘non bona fides” get in touch with the immigration law team at Queen City Law. We can help answer your questions and ensure your visa application gets completed and followed up effectively. Queen City Law immigration lawyers outline a few of the ways you can approach this problem. […]

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What is a PPI? – Responding to Potentially Prejudicial Information (PPI) in your Visa Application

If INZ holds concerns about your application, they will ask you to clarify and respond to their concerns and submit additional supporting evidence. The article explores some of the aspects of  these letters and how they affect migrants. Referred to as ‘PPI letters’, such letters  can often be the cause of great panic to an […]

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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 […]

Changes to Long Term Business Visas – Video Part 2 – 11th Immigration Law Conference

Queen City Law has been invited as guest speakers at NZ’s Annual Immigration Law Conference organised by LexisNexis virtually every year for a decade or so. This year is no exception and In August 2013 Marcus and Bradley delivered a paper on the engine rebore of the Long Term Business Visa ( LTBV ) Category. […]

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Partnership Visas – How can my partner join me in New Zealand?

Partnership Visas – How can my partner join me in New Zealand? Queen City Law, has completed a new whitepaper on “Partnership Visas”. QCL explores some of the aspects of immigration law and how it affects partners already in NZ who want their partners to join them in NZ. In order to obtain a visa […]

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