Nicola Appleton, leader of our Immigration Team, was the expert
guest speaker at the recent BAL Global "New Zealand in Focus:
What You Need to Know" seminar held in Sydney, Australia.
Fariha Islam, Senior Global Advisor, Berry Appleman & Leiden
Pty Ltd also presented.
Nicola discussed important regulatory guidelines and the process
for obtaining temporary and permanent corporate visas to enter and
work in New Zealand.
The presentation addressed areas of competence for immigration
An overview of work visas available to sponsoring
Employer compliance requirements
Crossover between employment and immigration law
Permitted activities on business visas
Work to Residence visa
Other options for Residency
The content is aimed at HR professionals, mobility teams and
decision-makers who are often involved in sending employees to New
Zealand for work assignments. The presentation offers insights for
those who are new to immigration into New Zealand, and provides
advice on complex situations for experienced professionals seeking
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about your specific circumstances.
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October 12th, 2016 - Immigration authorities conducted the 21st round of invitations under Express Entry in 2016 and 44th overall, inviting 1518 applicants for permanent residence with a lowest CRS score of 484.
October 19th, 2016 - Immigration authorities conducted the 22nd round of invitations under Express Entry in 2016 and 45th overall, inviting 1804 applicants for permanent residence, the largest number ever. The lowest CRS score was 475, a decline from the previous draw.
September 21st, 2016 - Immigration authorities conducted the 20th round of invitations under Express Entry in 2016 and 43rd overall, inviting 1288 applicants for permanent residence with a lowest CRS score of 483.
The Skilled Migrant Category (SMC)is the category that most people use to apply for residence.
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