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Overstayers could be on a fast track to deportation if they belong to a demographic group identified as being a burden on the country. Audio
Immigration agents have been caught illegally rubber-stamping bulk applications made by unlicenced advisers overseas.
A New Zealand man says he has run out of options as he battles Immigration officials to be reunited with his wife and child.
Immigrants filling trade and technical jobs are outnumbering those taking professional roles for the first time on record.
Hundreds of Tongans could face being sent back to their cyclone-ravaged country before it has recovered from the storm's devastation, an immigration lawyer says.
ICT workers who were refused residence visas after being classed as call centre operators say further delays to their cases are draining their hopes and causing mental anguish.
A couple have been told they can remain in New Zealand because of the post-traumatic stress disorder they suffered in the Nepal earthquake.
An immigration adviser who deceived clients and threatened one with repercussions for complaining, has been suspended and ordered to pay compensation.
Hundreds of commission-based workers are missing out on residence visas under new minimum income criteria, a phone salesman originally from Iran says.
Four church and community groups have been selected to sponsor refugees and help them settle in New Zealand. Audio
Immigration New Zealand is reviewing its guidelines on residence visas for ICT professionals after accepting its assessments were flawed.
An Auckland woman and her Indian husband say they are fighting immigration officials so they can be a family again.
Eighty-three-year-old Norah Cheetham is stranded in England because of the freeze, and there are thousands of others affected, the woman's daughter says.
A secret tightening up of visa criteria is under way, according to an immigration advisers' group, but Immigration New Zealand says there's has been no change to its assessments.
Policing rogue employers and education providers is a top priority for new immigration minister Iain Lees-Galloway.
Stressed immigration officials have been offered counselling and the tribunal is pleading for more staff as appeals against deportations jump by more than half.
A teacher who worked to build a school for girls in Afghanistan has been granted asylum in New Zealand after she and her family received death threats.
Two families from Tuvalu have had their cases to be recognised as climate change refugees rejected.
Elderly people are facing deportation because they have been caught out by a change in immigration rules.
A trans woman from the UK has been granted residence on humanitarian grounds after suffering years of abuse and violence in Britain.
A tribunal has dismissed a claim that a man who has lived in Australia since he was four was a gang member.
A drug importer who claimed to be a refugee has been caught in a lie after investigators found a letter from his father, who he claimed had been executed by Iranian authorities. Audio
A man at the centre of a long-running immigration case - which includes three asylum appeals and two failed residence bids - has been granted a work visa.
A couple who fled to New Zealand after the wife's family threatened to burn her alive and kept her prisoner for more than a year have been sent back to India.
The number of successful claims has doubled since 2007, with many coming from China, according to new figures.