Immigration New Zealand

Fight or flight

Support's rallying for a highly-valued Queenstown massage therapist facing deportation from New Zealand. Brazilian-born Maria De Souza, who's lived in NZ for almost 12 years, has been refused a work-to-residence visa by Immigration NZ. It cites concerns about her mental health...

Immigration fight

Sparks are flying over Immigration New Zealand's decision to expel a Brazilian Queenstowner with a three-week-old baby. Motel cleaner Rafaela Amaral was declined a work visa because INZ is not satisfied her employer was "complying with all relevant employment and...