The queue for the queue, the separation of families, the people desperate to get in, those now wanting to get back out - New Zealand's immigration situation is being described as a "tide of human misery".

COVID-19 has shaken up and affected every part of the world, and the immigration landscape is front and centre of that change.

In this episode of The Detail, Jessie Chiang talks to RNZ's immigration reporter Gill Bonnett about who's being locked out of New Zealand, who's being allowed in and who's allowed to stay.

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