[Summary prepared for the Annual Conference of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (Global Migration Section), held in New Orleans on 21 June 2017.] New Zealand’s General Election scheduled for September 2017 may have hastened the introduction of significant changes to several key migration policies. As in many other jurisdictions, the Government is under public pressure…

The Immigration Advisers Complaints and Disciplinary Tribunal adjudicates on complaints that may be levied against licensed advisers, who now number something like 1100 licensees both onshore and overseas.1 Since the appointment of the Chair of the Tribunal in October 2010, 448 complaint decisions have been issued.2 The Tribunal’s work, and the messages being sent through…

Seminar presented by Simon Laurent for the CCH Immigration Law Conference, May 2015.  It addresses some unresolved issues in the immigration adviser complaints regime. Download: Whose Complaint is it Anyway? PDF

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