Opinion piece: Aaron Martin Immigration Lawyer NZIL
The government has again announced more border exemptions for skilled workers in demand- but with no details on who is eligible and how they will get through MIQ, is this announcement just another opportunity to look good with no real plan to make it happen?
In response to the industry crying out for more skilled staff, yesterday the Government announced exemptions for 600 tech workers. On Sunday, the Government also approved exceptions for key agricultural jobs including 200 mobile plant machinery operators, 40 shearers and 50 wool handlers.
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